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1050 Big Joe Road
Monticello, Florida

(850) 342-0500
FAX: (850) 997-0973

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Shisa House West CRC:


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(850) 342-0385

Florida Department of Corrections

Jefferson Correctional Institution

County: Jefferson

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Directions: From I-10 take Exit 225 to (US-19 North) approximately 2 miles, turn right on County Road 158, go approximately 5 miles, turn left on Big Joe Road at (Green Jefferson C.I. sign and dirt road), go approximately 1.5 miles. Institution is on the left.

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Historical Information: Initially built to house male inmates, this facility's mission was changed in 1990 to house adult female inmates. On October 1999, Jefferson's mission was changed back to housing male inmates. Tallahassee Community Release Center and Shisa House West Community Release Center are under the supervision of Jefferson C.I.

Total Staff (on 1/13):  209

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 5/14
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Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 7
Cell Housing Units 1
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 1,179
Other Information:
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 4
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


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Community Work Squads:

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

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