restitution center program provides an alternative to incarceration for minimal
risk offenders who are in need of a more structured environment. Residents
serving time in a restitution center are referred to as residents. Residents who
qualify for the restitution center program are required to work and pay full or
partial payments to crime victims. Residents also have to pay room and
board fees ($10 per day), court fees and establish a savings account.
Residents are required to serve a minimum of 40 hours of free community service.
has four restitution centers located in Hinds County (Jackson), Jackson County
(Pascagoula), LeFlore County (Greenwood) and Rankin County (Flowood). Each
restitution center houses about 62 residents. For mailing addresses,
How does a resident get
assigned to a restitution center?
Offenders can be classified to
a restitution center 3 ways: