Directions: From I-10 take Exit 166 (CR-270-A West) for approximately ½ mile. Turn right on SR-269 and go approximately 6 miles to traffic light in front of Florida State Hospital (FSH). Go straight through the light onto the grounds of FSH. Bear right through FSH to the entrance of the institution.
Historical Information: River Junction was established in 1974 housing adult male inmates. In 1989 it was designated as a female facility and in 1991 it was converted back to a male facility where it housed adult male inmates. In 1998 Corrections Mental Health Institution (CMHI) and River Junction Correctional Institution were combined into one facility called CMHI at River Junction. Then on October 14, 1999, the facility was closed. On June 23, 2000 the facility was reopened as a work camp primarily for elderly inmates.
Total Staff (on 6/08): 75
Facility Profile Information: Last updated 8/11
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|Type of Housing Units:|
|Open Bay Housing Units||5|
|Cell Housing Units||0|
|Room Housing Units||0|
|Adult or Youthful||Adult|
|Self Contained Housing Units||No|
|Designated Confinement Space||No|
|Custody Grades||Medium, Minimum, Community|
|Medical Grades||1 through 3|
|Hearing Impaired Capabilities||No|
Substance Abuse Programs:
Institutional Betterment Programs:
Community Work Squads:
|Dept. of Transportation||No|
|Public Work Squads||Yes|
Service Work Squads
|Contracted Work Squads||No|