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 Picture of Franklin Correctional Institution
1760 Highway 67 North
Carrabelle, Florida

(850) 697-1100
FAX: (850) 697-1108


Christopher Atkins

Chaplain's Office
James "Mike" Pruitt
(850) 697-1274
(850) 697-1273

Florida Department of Corrections

Franklin Correctional Institution

County: Franklin

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Directions: From East Florida & Tallahassee: In Tallahassee, exit I-10 and take US-319 South to US-98. Follow US-98 south to Carrabelle Fl. Turn north on CR-67 and drive two miles. The institution will be located on the right. From Marianna and West Florida: Go East on I-10. Take Exit 142 and turn south on SR-12. Turn south SR-379. Go two miles and turn south on CR-67 and drive 25 miles. The institution will be on the left. From South Florida: Go north on I-75 and exit at Ocala on Exit 354. Take US-27 Alt North to Chiefland. Turn on US-19 North and follow to Perry. Turn west on US-98 and follow to Carrabelle. Turn north on CR-67 and drive two miles. The institution will be located on the right.

Historical Information: This facility was established in 2005 and houses adult male inmates. Bay City Work Camp is under the supervision of Franklin C.I.

Total Staff (on 4/13):  304

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 4/13
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Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 6
Cell Housing Units 2
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 1,346
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 2
Psychological Grades 1 through 2
Wheelchair Capabilities Yes
Hearing Impaired Capabilities No

Academic Programs:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)

Vocational Programs:

  • Pipe Trade System Technology ( Residential Plumber Helper) Certificate Awarded
  • Electrical Program is Betterment Program for ReEntry (Residential Electrical Helper) Certificate Awarded
  • Culinary Arts Program for ReEntry. Certificate Awarded

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • None at this time

Chaplaincy Services:

  • Worship Services
  • Religious Education
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Chapel Music Program
  • Personal Growth Programs
  • Spiritual Advisor Visit Program
  • Special Events
  • Religious Volunteers
  • Holy Day Observation Program
  • Celebrate Recovery

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • 100-Hour Transition Program
  • 63-hour Wellness Education Program
  • Active and Passive Sports
  • Freshstart Smoking Cessation Program
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program

P.R.I.D.E. Assignments:

  • None at this time

Community Work Squads:

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