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 I-10 take Exit 142 (SR-71 South) approximately 42 miles to Stone Mill Creek Road. Turn right off Hwy-71 onto Stone Mill Creek Road. Institution is approximately three miles from Hwy-71. Please Note: GPS systems and mapping sites such as Mapquest, Bing Maps, or Google Maps sometimes provide incorrect directions to our prison facilities. Please use the above directions when traveling to this prison.
Historical Information: This facility was built in 1995 and opened in May 1999. It is designated to house adult male inmates. Gulf C.I. Annex is under the supervision of Gulf C.I.
Statistics from Florida Department of Corrections for Gulf Correctional Institution, Annex
Type of Housing Units: Open Bay Housing Units 5 Cell Housing Units 3 Room Housing Units 0 Maximum Capacity 1,396 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 5 Psychological Grades 1 through 2 Wheelchair Capabilities Yes Hearing Impaired Capabilities No
No time limit unless space availability is limited.