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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

5400 Bayline Drive
Panama City, Florida

(850) 769-1455
FAX: (850) 769-1942

Craig Hanks

Chaplain's Office
(850) 769-1455

Florida Department of Corrections

Bay Correctional Facility

County: Bay

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Directions: From I-10 take Exit 130 (US-231 South). Approximately 12 miles south of Youngstown, look for Bay Industrial Park on the left. Turn left onto Bayline Drive and follow the road until it dead ends at the facility.

Historical Information: This facility was established in 1995 to house adult male inmates. It is operated by GEO Group, Inc. under contract with the Department of Management Services.

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

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 8/11

Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 6
Cell Housing Units 11
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 985
Other Information:
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 3
Self Contained Housing Units Yes
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 Yes

Academic Programs:

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

Vocational Programs:

  • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology
  • Drafting Architectural
  • Commercial Class “B” Driving
  • Commercial Foods and Culinary Arts
  • Landscape Management
  • PC Support Services
  • Veterinarian Tech I

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • Substance Abuse Prevention/Education
  • Intensive Outpatient

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • 100-hour Transition Program
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Life Skills

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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