Franklin Correctional Institution 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.
Directions from Florida Department of Corrections: From East Florida & Tallahassee: In Tallahassee, exit I-10 and take US-319 South to US-98. Follow US-98 south to Carrabelle Fl. Turn north on CR-67 and drive two miles. The institution will be located on the right. From Marianna and West Florida: Go East on I-10. Take Exit 142 and turn south on SR-12. Turn south SR-379. Go two miles and turn south on CR-67 and drive 25 miles. The institution will be on the left. From South Florida: Go north on I-75 and exit at Ocala on Exit 354. Take US-27 Alt North to Chiefland. Turn on US-19 North and follow to Perry. Turn west on US-98 and follow to Carrabelle. Turn north on CR-67 and drive two miles. The institution will be located on the right.
Franklin Correctional Institution Additional information:
Money to bring for Visit at Franklin Correctional Institution, part of Florida Department of Corrections:
Up to $50.00, in $1.00, $5.00, $10.00 and $20.00 denominations only or silver change, per visitor, regardless of age, to purchase snacks and beverages from visiting park canteens or vending machines. All snacks and beverages shall be purchased and consumed in the visiting area. A small wallet or pouch may be used for containing the bills and any change received from the canteen or vending purchases.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.