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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 900
Raiford, Fl. 32083

Physical Address:
8000 NW 80th Place
Raiford, Florida 32083

Work Camp Physical Address:
13600 NE 258th Court
Raiford, Florida 32083

(904) 368-1500
FAX: (904) 368-1437


Joseph Edwards

Chaplain's Office
(904) 368-1413

(904) 368-1461

Health Services
(904) 368-1481

Florida Department of Corrections

New River Correctional Institution

County: Bradford

Offender Search for this Facility:

Queries may take a long time for facilities with large populations.

Directions: From East: SR-16, 11 miles west of Starke on right. Go through entrance signs, visitor parking is on the right.  From North: (Macclenny) SR-121 south approximately 17 miles to SR-16 (before town of Raiford). Turn left onto SR-16. Go approximately 3 miles, cross New River Bridge. The Institution is on the left. From South: US-301 north approximately 35 miles north of Gainesville to Starke. Turn left onto SR-16 (Raiford Road) (West), go approximately 11 miles. The Institution is on the right. From West (Lake City): SR-100 approximately 23 miles to SR-121 (Lake Butler), turn left, go approximately 6 miles, just outside town of Raiford turn right (east) onto SR-16. Go approximately 3 miles, cross New River Bridge. The Institution is on the left.

Please Note: GPS systems and mapping sites such as Mapquest, Bing Maps, or Google Maps often provide incorrect directions to our prison facilities using the physical address. Please use the above directions when traveling to this prison or click the map to the right of this page.

Total Staff (on 04/13/2018): 284

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 04/18 - New River Correctional Institution is a program-centered, Close custody facility which serves as a step-down unit for inmates released from Close Management.

Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 6
Cell Housing Units 1
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 954
Other Information:
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 4
Self Contained Housing Units Yes
Designated Confinement Space Yes
Custody Grades Close
Medical Grades 1 through 3
Psychological Grades 1 through 2
Wheelchair Capabilities No
Hearing Impaired Capabilities No

Academic Programs:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Continuing Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Inmate Teaching Assistant Program (ITA)
  • Special Education Services

Vocational Programs:

  • Carpentry
  • Masonry
  • Landscaping/Horticulture

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • None

Chaplaincy Services:

  • Anger Management Programs
  • Awareness Program
  • Worship Services
  • Religious Education
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Personal Growth Programs
  • Special Events
  • Holy Day Observation
  • Volunteer Program
  • Religious TV Reception
  • Institutional Betterment Programs:
  • Compass 100 Transition Program
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Anger & Stress Management
  • Career Scope Assessment
  • Choices Career Planner
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Ready to Work
  • Social Skills
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Weight Training
  • Wellness Education

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • None at this time

P.R.I.D.E. Assignments (Work Camp):

  • Cold Storage
  • Forestry

Community Work Squads (Work Camp):

Dept. of Transportation Yes
Public Work Squads Yes
Interagency Community
Service Work Squads
Contracted Work Squads Yes

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