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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

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35 Apalachee Drive
Sneads, Florida

(850) 718-0688
FAX: (850) 593-6445


John A. Barfield

Chaplain's Office
(850) 718-0713

Florida Department of Corrections

Apalachee Correctional Institution, East Unit

County: Jackson

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Directions: From I-10 near Sneads take Exit 158 (SR-286 North) for approximately 7 miles to US-90. Turn right on US-90 and go approximately 2.5 miles. The institution will be on the left. Turn left off US-90 and go north on Apalachee Drive to the facility.

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Historical Information: Apalachee Correctional Institution was established in 1949 as a Youthful Offender facility. In 1959, the name was changed to East Unit when the Prison Labor Camp was acquired from the Division of Mental Health and the new property was designated as West Unit. In 1990 the profile was changed to adult males.

Total Staff (on 4/13/2018):  253

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 8/14

Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 5
Cell Housing Units 3
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 1,169
Other Information:
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 5
Self Contained Housing Units Yes
Designated Confinement Space Yes
Custody Grades Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
Medical Grades 1 through 4
Psychological Grades 1 through 3
Wheelchair Capabilities No
Hearing Impaired Capabilities No

Academic Programs:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Pre GED & GED Testing
  • Ready to Work Class Choices
  • Typing Class
  • Volunteer Literacy Program

Vocational Programs:

  • Cabinetmaking

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Celebrate Recovery

Chaplaincy Services:

  • Anger Resolution
  • Bill Gothard Seminars
  • Experiencing God
  • Financial Freedom
  • Independent Directed Study
  • Purpose Driven Life
  • Reentry Classes
  • Religious Education Classes
  • Submission to Authority
  • Survival Kit
  • Video Reentry Classes

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • 100 Hour Transition Program
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Anger Management
  • Money Management – Financial Peace
  • Small Business Concepts
  • Thinking for a Change

Community Work Squads:

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

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