Lake City Correctional Facility – Florida

Looking for someone in Lake City Correctional Facility ?  Lake City Correctional Facility is a prison in the state prison system in Florida.  This site will tell you about everything you might need to know about Lake City Correctional Facility :  Learn how to locate an inmate.  Visitation information.  The address and phone number.  How to send mail and money to an inmate at Lake City Correctional Facility .  And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Lake City Correctional Facility
Year Opened: 1997
Type: Male
State: Florida
County: Columbia
DOC: Florida Department of Corrections
Security Level: Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
Warden Name: Joseph Taylor
Warden Email: joseph.taylor3@cca.com

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Contact Information

In this section you will find the mailing address and street address for Lake City Correctional Facility . Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a package or letter to someone there, and use the street address if you need to know the actual location of Lake City Correctional Facility .

Mailing Address

Be sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information on this page if you are going to mail a package or letter to someone in prison to make sure that you properly address the package or letter, and use the right procedure for mailing a package or letter. If you do not follow the appropriate directions, it could not get delivered.

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Lake City Correctional Facility
7906 East Highway 90 
Lake City FL, 32055-6290

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Lake City Correctional Facility
7906 East Highway 90 
Lake City FL, 32055-6290

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (386) 755-3379
Fax Number: (386) 752-7202

Map and Directions


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Use this address if you are visiting an inmate. You should also read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections on this page if you are going to visit an inmate at Lake City Correctional Facility .

Lake City Correctional Facility
7906 East Highway 90 
Lake City FL, 32055-6290

Directions

From I-75 take Exit 427 (US-90 East) approximately 12 miles. Facility is on the right.

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Phone Number

Inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call your inmate, but, there are some times when it might be necessary to have the telephone number to the prison.
(386) 755-3379

Lake City Correctional Facility prisoners are able to make calls using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Prisoners don’t have faxes, so you won’t get to fax a letter to your inmate, but there might be times when it may be necessary to know the fax number to Lake City Correctional Facility .

(386) 752-7202

Email Address

This email address is the main email for the prison. You cannot email individuals at this email address. If you want to find out how to send an email to a prisoner, read the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 894
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to an inmate you must follow an specific process to make sure that the message is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners do not have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that you have to follow when mailing postal mail to a state prison inmate. If you don’t then the letters and packages might be returned to you.

Before you proceed, read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Prison staff will open and inspect all incoming general mail. Incoming general packages and mail may be read as frequently as deemed necessary to maintain security and safety or watch a particular problem having to do with inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the correct format for how you need to address mail to a state prisoner at Lake City Correctional Facility :

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Lake City Correctional Facility
7906 East Highway 90 
Lake City FL, 32055-6290

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary which was started to provide a bank-like account for inmate money and for buying things not provided by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may send funds into these accounts with the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send prisoners funds by way of the mail and must send those funds to the following address and follow the policies shows below:

The deposit have to be in a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day holding period, during which the prisoner will not have access to the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return funds that don’t have valid prisoner information provided the envelope it was sent it has an adequate return address. Checks and cash can’t be accepted so don’t send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are frequently transported to various prisons throughout Florida, so sometimes you may have to look up what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to locate an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Florida state prisons: Florida State Prisons

Florida Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Lake City Correctional Facility , be sure that you know the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Florida prison has its own rules for inmate visitation and these rules change regularly. The procedures listed here may be changed since this was written, so be sure to also go to Lake City Correctional Facility ‘s official website to find the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer ensures all visitors sign the prison visitors log before they can enter the facility and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Positive picture identification of visitors is required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state photo ID is acceptable.

For everything listed below, check the official Lake City Correctional Facility website because this info is updated often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Info about Lake City Correctional Facility prison records to be added later.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Information about Lake City Correctional Facility death row will be posted ASAP.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Info about Florida parole process coming.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Information about release procedures for Lake City Correctional Facility will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Adult Basic Education
General Educational Development (GED)
Volunteer Literacy Program
Vocational Programs:
Commercial Class “B” Driving
Commercial Foods and Culinary Arts
PC Support Services
Tile Setting
Environmental Services
Nursery Management

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Prison Life

Details about prison life will be posted ASAP.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A section on news at Lake City Correctional Facility to be added later.

Photos

A photo section to be added later.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Lake City Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Lake City Correctional Facility .

If you have any photos of Lake City Correctional Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a prison job? Have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility in the past?

If so, go to: Lake City Correctional Facility Jobs

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Website

The official website: Lake City Correctional Facility Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Section about resources for family members of inmates at Lake City Correctional Facility will be posted ASAP.

History

Lake City Correctional Facility history to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Lake City Correctional Facility inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Florida State Prisons: Florida State Prisons

Lake City Correctional Facility Links

The official website: Lake City Correctional Facility Website
Lake City Correctional Facility Jobs

Florida Department of Corrections Links

Florida Department of Corrections Main Website
Florida Department of Corrections Prison Directory
Florida Department of Corrections Prison Map
Florida Department of Corrections Prison Jobs
Florida Department of Corrections Prison Inmate Search
Florida Department of Corrections Most Wanted

Florida Department of Corrections Victim Services
Florida Department of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Florida State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for Florida State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to Florida State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Florida State Prison Inmates
Florida State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Lake City Correctional Facility

Have you ever been an inmate at Lake City Correctional Facility ? Do you know someone that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited an inmate at this prison?

If you have, then you should write your review about it. Tell us about what you experienced because others can find out what to expect.

Things you could include in the review:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Staff and guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Gangs
  • Programs and activities

If you are a prisoner at this prison, post your address if you want to receive letters from people.


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