The East Mississippi Correctional Facility works to provide a secure and cost-effective environment for the personal development and positive treatment of special needs males. It provides a planned program that includes comprehensive health care, group and individual therapy, and alcohol and drug dependency services. The East Mississippi Correctional Facility has a total capacity to accommodate nearly 1,000 individuals. The facility is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA). It is a division of The GEO Group, which is a Florida-based company that designs, builds, finances and manages corrections and detention facilities worldwide. The East Mississippi Correctional Facility is located in Meridian, Miss.