Home | About Us | Contact Us
Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Ju;ie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Everglades Correctional Institution.
1599 S.W. 187th Avenue
Miami, Florida

(305) 228-2000
FAX: (305) 228-2039


Francisco Acosta

Chaplain's Office
(305) 228-2000

Florida Department of Corrections

Everglades Correctional Institution

County: Dade

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

Directions: Take the Turnpike extension to Southwest 8th Street (SR-41). Go west on SR-41 to 187th Avenue (just past Krome Avenue). Turn left on 187th. The institution is approximately ½ mile.

Historical Information: This facility was established in 1995, originally as a mental health facility. Since then, it was converted to a major institution and houses adult male inmates.

Total Staff (on 7/12):  302

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 8/14
See the general information section for help with terms on this page and other frequently asked questions.

Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 2
Cell Housing Units 6
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 1,788
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 4
Psychological Grades 1 through 3
Wheelchair Capabilities No
Hearing Impaired Capabilities No

Academic Programs:

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

Vocational Programs:

  • None at this time

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • Pre-Treatment Motivation Program
  • Intensive Outpatient

Chaplaincy Services:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Bridge Builders
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Faith-Based Dormitory
  • Kairos Week-ends
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Prison Fellowship Quarterly
  • Purpose Driven Life
  • Religious Education
  • Way Home Bridge Builders
  • Worship Services

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • 100-hour Transition Program
  • 5000 Role Models
  • Active and Passive Sports
  • Anger & Stress Management
  • Children of Inmates
  • Choice Program
  • Criminom
  • Essuba Program
  • Fresh Start Smoking Cessation
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Lifer's Group
  • Small Business
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Toastmaster Gavel Club
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Wellness Education
  • Yoga

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