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600 U.S. Highway 27 South
South Bay, Florida

(561) 992-9505
FAX: (561) 992-9551


D.L. Stine

Chaplain's Office
(561) 992-9505

Florida Department of Corrections

South Bay Correctional Facility

County: Palm Beach

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Directions: Located on US-27, just south of the intersection of US-27 and SR-80.

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Historical Information: This facility was established in 1997 to house adult male inmates. It is operated by The GEO Group, Inc. (formerly Wackenhut Corrections Corporation) under contract with the Department of Management Services.

Total Staff (on 7/11):   1 Department of Corrections staff

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 12/12
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Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 1
Cell Housing Units 7
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 1,948
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 Yes
Hearing Impaired Capabilities No

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Substance Abuse Programs:

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

Community Work Squads:

Dept. of Transportation No
Public Work Squads No
Interagency Community
Service Work Squads
Contracted Work Squads No

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