Apalachee Correctional Institution, East Unit Visiting Information:
The Florida department of correction encourages friends and family members of inmates who serve as good roles models to communicate and visit with an inmate. This can help the inmate in the rehabilitation process, and eventually with his or her reintegration back into society. Below are some things you should know, and important forms you will need to fill out if you are planning on visiting an inmate incarcerated in a Florida penitentiary.
You must be on the inmate's approved visitation list prior to visiting. One should fill visiting application form and the form is available in English and Spanish. Completed application (DC6-111A) should be mailed to the Classification Department at the inmate's current location. In other words mail the completed inmate visiting application to the mailing address above. Visiting Hours are as follows: Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (8:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time). Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. (7:15 a.m. CST) on both days. Visitors will not be processed after 2:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. CST) unless authorized by the duty warden. Visitors will be allowed to park in designated spaces no earlier than 7:30 a.m. EST and 6:30 a.m. CST on visiting days.
Apalachee Correctional Institution, East Unit Additional information:
Statistics from Florida Department of Corrections:
Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units
Cell Housing Units
Room Housing Units
Adult or Youthful
Self Contained Housing Units
Designated Confinement Space
Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
1 through 4
1 through 3
Hearing Impaired Capabilities
Directions: From I-10 near Sneads take Exit 158 (SR-286 North) for approximately 7 miles to US-90. Turn right on US-90 and go approximately 2.5 miles. The institution will be on the left. Turn left off US-90 and go north on Apalachee Drive to the facility.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.