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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael Crews, Secretary


6044 Greensboro Highway
Quincy, Florida
32351-9100

(850) 875-9701
FAX: (850) 875-9710

Warden:
Shelly Sonberg

Chaplain's Office
(850) 875-9701

Florida Department of Corrections

Gadsden Correctional Facility

County: Gadsden

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

Directions: From I-10 take Exit 174 (SR-12 North) toward Quincy. Institution is located approximately three miles on right.

Historical Information: This facility was the first private owned facility in Florida to house state inmates under contract with the Department of Corrections. It was established in 1995 to house female offenders. It is operated by Management & Training Corporation under contract with the Department of Management Services.

Total Staff (on 1/13):   9 Department of Corrections staff

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 8/12
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Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 5
Cell Housing Units 0
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 1,544
Other Information:
Population Gender Female
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 3
Self Contained Housing Units No
Designated Confinement Space Yes
Custody Grades Medium, Minimum, Community
Medical Grades 1 through 3
Psychological Grades 1 through 3
Wheelchair Capabilities Yes
Hearing Impaired Capabilities No


Academic Programs:

  • Adult Basic Education/GED
  • Literacy

Vocational Programs:

  • Auto-Cad Architectural Drawing
  • CDL
  • Cosmetology
  • Horticulture
  • HVAC PC Support

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • Intensive Inpatient
  • Intensive Outpatient
  • Readiness/ Alumni Groups

Chaplaincy Services:

  • Biblical Life Skills
  • Family Empowerment
  • Grief and Loss
  • Inspired by Love
  • Most Excellent Way
  • Prison Fellowship
  • Purpose Driven Life
  • School of Christ Sisters Helping Sisters

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • 10 Minute Cognitive Skills
  • AA/NA
  • Anger Management
  • Celebrating Recovery
  • Financial Literacy I and II
  • Financial Peace
  • How to Be a Responsible Mother/Parenting
  • Lamplighters
  • Life Skills/Moving On
  • Moses Project: Community Service
  • Self Esteem
  • SISTA
  • Small Business Class
  • Spanish I-III
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Transitions
  • Vet-Tech Women to Women

Recreation/ Canine Programs:

  • Canine Companions for Independence (CCI)
  • Second Chance at Life Prison Partnership/National Greyhound Foundation (SCAL)
  • Easter Seals K-9’s 4 Kids
  • Purple Heart Greyhound Program (PHGH) Wellness Course

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
No
Contracted Work Squads No