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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

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Physical Address:
22298 NE County Road 200B
Lawtey, Florida

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 2000
Lawtey, FL 32058

(904) 782-2000
FAX: (904) 782-2005


Steve Wellhausen

Chaplain's Office
(904) 782-2000

(904) 782-2000

Health Services
(904) 782-2000

Florida Department of Corrections

Lawtey Correctional Institution

County: Bradford

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

Directions: From I-10 take Exit 343 (US-301 South) approximately 18 miles to Lawtey. Turn left at red light. Go 2 blocks and turn right on CR-200-B. Institution is approximately 1 mile.

Historical Information: The facility was established in 1973 as a community vocational center housing work release inmates. In 1977 it was converted to a major institution housing adult male inmates. Inmate 2004, Lawtey CI became a male Faith- and Character-Based Institution (FCBI). Shisa House East is a substance abuse facility that falls under the supervision of Lawtey CI.

Total Staff (on 4/13/2018):   193

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 04/18

Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 8
Cell Housing Units 0
Room Housing Units 1
Maximum Capacity 832
Other Information:
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 3
Self Contained Housing Units No
Designated Confinement Space No
Custody Grades Medium, Minimum, Community
Medical Grades 1 through 4
Psychological Grades 1 through 2
Wheelchair Capabilities No
Hearing Impaired Capabilities No

Academic Programs:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)

Vocational Programs:

  • Drafting Architectural

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • Substance Abuse, Intensive Out-Patient

Chaplaincy Services:

  • Anger Management
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Over 500 volunteers provide self-betterment programs
  • Mentoring
  • Bridge Builders
  • Faith Services

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Marriage Enrichment
  • Toastmaster
  • Victim Impact
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Character Building
  • Inside/Out Dads Program
  • Choir Program
  • Overcomer's Addiction Program
  • Parenting Classes
  • Pre-Release Counseling
  • Self Awareness
  • T.A.I.L.S. - Teaching Animals and Inmates Life Skills
  • Toastmasters
  • Wellness Education

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

  • None at this time

Community Work Squads:

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

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