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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Homestead Correctional Institution Entrance

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19000 S.W. 377th Street
Florida City, Florida

(305) 242-1770
FAX: (305) 242-2424


Marie Boan

Chaplain's Office
(786) 349-2112

Florida Department of Corrections

Homestead Correctional Institution

County: Dade

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

Directions: Take Turnpike to last exit south (to Florida City); turn right at first light (W. Palm Drive), go straight for two miles to 4-way stop (Tower Road). Turn left on Tower Road and drive for 1½ miles to the next 4-way stop (SW 376th Street). When you pass that stop sign, you will see the institution on left side of the road. Make a left at 377th Street onto institutional grounds.

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.

Historical Information: This facility was established in 1976, originally to house minimum and medium custody adult male inmates. In September 1999, it was converted to a female facility to house minimum, medium, and close custody.

Total Staff (on 4/13/2018):   183

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 4/18

Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 2
Cell Housing Units 0
Room Housing Units 6
Maximum Capacity 668
Other Information:
Population Gender Female
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 4
Self Contained Housing Units No
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:

  • Automotive Service Technology
  • PC Support Services

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • None at this time.

Chaplaincy Services:

  • Chapel Library Program
  • Kairos Week-ends
  • Religious Education
  • Worship Services

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • 100-hour Transition Program
  • AA/NA
  • Aerobics
  • Alternatives to Violence
  • AM/PM Walking
  • Anger Management
  • Art Class
  • Music Class
  • Creative Writing
  • Dancing Inside/Out
  • Family Development I & II
  • Four Softball Teams
  • God Behind Bars
  • Hannah’s Gift
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Life Skills
  • Parenting
  • Pre-Release Counseling
  • Spanish Class
  • Active and Passive Sports
  • Wellness Education
  • Yoga

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

  • PRIDE Optical

Re-Entry Programs:

  • Upper Room Parenting & Financial Preparation
  • Houses of Healing
  • Emotions
  • AA/NA
  • Drug Awareness
  • Purpose Driven
  • Self-Esteem
  • Human Relations
  • Celebrate Recovery
  • Spanish Worship
  • Spanish Religious Studies

Community Work Squads:

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

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