Florida Department of Corrections

The third largest state prison system in the country is The Florida Department of Corrections with a budget of $2.4 billion, just over 100,000 inmates incarcerated and another 115,000 offenders on active community supervision.
The DC has 146 facilities statewide, including 68 prisons, 40 work/forestry camps, one treatment center, 33 work release centers, five road prisons and one boot camp. About three-quarters of its staff of more than 25,000 employees are either certified correctional officers or probation officers. The average DC employee is 41 years old and has been with the agency for almost nine years.
State Prison Advocates – Some of our services:
Pre-Sentence Assistance
Sentencing Advocacy & Assistance
Reception Center/Designation Assistance
Programs Eligibility Assessment
Good Time & Incentive Credit Strategies
Community Re-Entry Assistance
Early Parole Eligibility
Probation Assistance
Commutations of Sentence
Pardon Petition
Sex Offender Registration & Notifications
Programs Available to Eligible Offenders:
Adult Basic Education / General Education Development (ABE/GED)
Close Management Education Program
Inmate Teaching Assistant Program (ITA)
Volunteer and Mandatory Literacy Programs
Ready To Work Program
Career and Technical Education Programs
Wellness Education
Faith and Character Based Correctional Initiative Beekeeping Program
Horse Program
Inmate Dog Adoption Program
Florida State Prisons:
Region 1:
Apalachee Correctional Institution East
Apalachee Correctional Institution West
Bay Correctional Facility
Blackwater River Correctional Facility
Calhoun Correctional Institution
Century Correctional Institution
Franklin Correctional Institution
Gadsden Correctional Facility
Graceville Correctional Facility
Gulf Correctional Institution
Holmes Correctional Institution
Jackson Correctional Institution
Jefferson Correctional Institution
Liberty Correctional Institution
Northwest Florida Reception Center
Okaloosa Correctional Institution
Quincy Annex
Santa Rosa Correctional Institution
Taylor Correctional Institution
Wakulla Correctional Institution
Walton Correctional Institution
Region 2:
Baker Correctional Institution (Also a Re-entry Center)
Columbia Correctional Institution
Cross City Correctional Institution
Florida State Prison
Hamilton Correctional Institution
Lake City Correctional Facility
Lancaster Correctional Institution
Lawtey Correctional Institution
Lowell Correctional Institution
Madison Correctional Institution
Marion Correctional Institution
Mayo Correctional Institution
Putnam Correctional Institution
Reception and Medical Center
Suwannee Correctional Institution
Tomoka Correctional Institution
Union Correctional Institution
Region 3:
Avon Park Correctional Institution
Central Florida Reception
Charlotte Correctional Institution
Dade Correctional Institution
DeSoto Annex
Everglades Correctional Institution
Hardee Correctional Institution
Hernando Correctional Institution
Homestead Correctional Institution
Lake Correctional Institution
Martin Correctional Institution
Moore Haven Correctional Facility
Okeechobee Correctional Institution
Polk Correctional Institution (Also a Re-entry Center)
South Bay Correctional Facility
South Florida Reception Center
Sumter Correctional Institution
Zephyrhills Correctional Institution
Regions 1, 2, and 3 also have Work Camps, Forestry Camps, Road Prisons and Work Release Centers in some of the above-listed facilities.