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Holmes Correctional Institution

3142 Thomas Drive
Bonifay, Florida
(850) 547-8600
(850) 547-8598
(850) 547-0522


Walt Summers
General Email
Holmes CI


From I-10 take Exit 112 (SR-79 South) for ¼ mile to County Road 3 (Thomas Drive); east on CR-3 for ½ mile. Institution is on the right. Institution is one hour due north of Panama City.

Please Note: GPS systems and mapping sites such as Mapquest, Bing Maps, or Google Maps often provide incorrect directions to our prison facilities using the physical address. Please use the above directions when traveling to this prison or click the map to the right of this page.
General Information
Capacity 1,185
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult

Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education (Main Unit & Work Camp)
  • General Educational Development (GED) (Main Unit & Work Camp)
  • Special Education Services
  • Title I Services

Vocational Programs

  • Welding Technology
  • Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing
  • PC Support Services

Chaplaincy Services

  • Baptisms
  • Bridge Builders (drug treatment)
  • Catholic Studies/Communion
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Chapel Media Center — DVD Educational
  • Chapel Re-Entry Classes
  • Discipleship — Living on the Edge
  • Faith and Character Based Program — Phase II
  • Evangelism Explosion — Prison E.E.
  • Hebrew Israelite Study
  • Interfaith Mediation
  • Islamic Jumah Prayer
  • Jehovah Witness Bible Study
  • Jewish Sabbath Prayer Services
  • Marriage Process
  • Music/Band
  • Parenting
  • Primary Worship Opportunities
  • Religious and Crisis Counseling
  • Religious Education
  • Religious Study Program
  • Revivals and Special Events
  • Self Help Program
  • Spanish Worship Services
  • Worship Services
  • Yoga

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 100-Hour Transition Program
  • Anger & Stress Management
  • Fresh Start Smoking Cessation
  • Goal Planning
  • Job Interview Skills
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Money Management
  • Pre-Release Counseling
  • Active and Passive Sports
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Victim Impact
  • Wellness Education