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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

7906 East Highway 90
Lake City, Florida

(386) 755-3379
FAX: (386) 752-7202

Rafael Vergara

Chaplain's Office
(386) 755-3379

Florida Department of Corrections

Lake City Correctional Facility

County: Columbia

Offender Search for this Facility:
Queries may take a long time for facilities with large populations.

Directions: From I-75 take Exit 427 (US-90 East) approximately 12 miles. Facility is on the right.

Historical Information: This facility was established in 1997 to house male youthful offender inmates. It is operated by Corrections Corporation of America under contract with the Department of Management Services.

Total Staff (on 7/11):    1 Department of Corrections staff

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 12/12

Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 0
Cell Housing Units 14
Room Housing Units 1
Maximum Capacity 894
Other Information:
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Youthful (19-24)
Facility Level 4
Self Contained Housing Units Yes
Designated Confinement Space Yes
Custody Grades Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
Medical Grades 1 through 3
Psychological Grades 1 through 3
Wheelchair Capabilities Yes
Hearing Impaired Capabilities Yes

Extended Day Program:

In response to Chapter 958, Florida Statutes, mandating that those inmates who are youthful offenders be provided enhanced program services, the Extended Day Program was developed.  This is a 16-hour daytime program provided at all youthful offender institutions that is designed to provide at least 12 hours of activities.  The program is structured to include work assignments, education, including vocational and academic programs, counseling, behavior modification, military style drills, systematic discipline and other programmatic opportunities aimed at reducing inmate idleness and enhancing the young inmate's chance at becoming a law abiding citizen upon re-entry into the community. 

Academic Programs:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Volunteer Literacy Program

Vocational Programs:

  • Commercial Class “B” Driving
  • Commercial Foods and Culinary Arts
  • PC Support Services
  • Tile Setting
  • Environmental Services
  • Nursery Management

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • Residential Therapeutic Community
  • Substance Abuse Prevention/Education

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • 100-hour Transition Program
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Life Skills
  • Tier 1
  • Wellness

P.R.I.D.E. Assignments:

  • None at this time

Community Work Squads:

Dept. of Transportation No
Public Work Squads No
Interagency Community
Service Work Squads
Contracted Work Squads No

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