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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Dade Correctional Institution

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

(305) 242-1900
FAX: (305) 242-1881


Jose Colon

Chaplain's Office
(305) 242-1900

Florida Department of Corrections

Dade 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 September 1996 to house adult male inmates. Big Pine Key Road Prison is under the supervision of Dade C.I.

Total Staff (on 4/13/2018):   354

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 4/18

Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 5
Cell Housing Units 4
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 1,521
Other Information:
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 5
Self Contained Housing Units No
Designated Confinement Space Yes
Custody Grades Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
Medical Grades 1 through 5
Psychological Grades 1 through 5
Wheelchair Capabilities Yes
Hearing Impaired Capabilities Yes

Academic Programs:

  • GED Class
  • Pre-GED Class
  • Volunteer Literacy Program

Vocational Programs:

  • None at this time

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • None at this time

Chaplaincy Services:

  • Multi-faith Worship Services
  • Chapel Library
  • Chapel Band
  • Religious Education
  • Faith based Self Improvement Courses
  • Kairos Weekends

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • Compass 100
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Re-Entry Courses
  • Children of Inmates
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Library Program
  • Law Library Program
  • Veteran's Group

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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