FDC-Baker Reentry Center

State Prison

Last Updated: February 25, 2024
17128 US Hwy 90 W, Sanderson, FL 32087
Mailing Address
PO Box 23608, Tampa, FL 33623

Baker Reentry is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

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You can support your loved ones at Baker Reentry on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 386-719-6300.

Located at 17128 US Hwy 90 W in Sanderson, FL, Baker Reentry carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Baker Reentry offers diverse educational and vocational programs aimed at equipping offenders for successful reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. Through these initiatives, inmates gain skills and confidence, fostering personal growth and resilience.

When someone you care about ends up in a state prison, it can be tough to navigate the ins and outs of the system. From figuring out how to stay in touch to understanding what you can do to make their time easier, it can feel overwhelming. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get the lowdown on FDC-Baker Reentry Center so you can stay connected and support your loved one during their time inside.

While incarcerated, reading is often the best use of time. Please note that books and magazines, puzzles, and word searches ordered for inmates must come directly from the publisher. This policy ensures that the items are new, untampered, and comply with the facility's regulations. Prisons and jails enforce this rule to prevent the introduction of contraband or prohibited materials. By restricting orders to publishers, the facility can better maintain security and control over the content entering the institution. Any books or magazines not received directly from the publisher will be rejected and not delivered to the inmate.

Baker Reentry, a Florida Department of Corrections work release facility, accommodates up to 432 male individuals. As a part of the reentry process, it offers various programs aimed at education, vocational training, substance abuse treatment, and institutional betterment.

In terms of academic programs, Baker Reentry provides Adult Basic Education, Career Technical Education, General Educational Development (GED) Preparation, Inmate Teaching Assistant Program, and a Mandated Literacy Program. These programs aim to equip individuals with essential academic skills to enhance their employability and overall well-being upon reintegration into society.

The facility also offers vocational programs such as Aramark - Food Handling & Safe Serve, Electrical Wiring, PRIDE Culinary Arts, and Warehouse & Logistics training. These vocational programs are designed to provide practical skills and qualifications that can lead to employment opportunities post-release, thereby promoting self-sufficiency and reducing the likelihood of recidivism.

In addressing substance abuse issues, Baker Reentry provides various programs and services, including Alumni Support Group, Intensive Outpatient Services, Traditional Outpatient Services, Prevention Services, and a Therapeutic Community. Through these programs, individuals receive support, counseling, and treatment to overcome addiction and develop healthy coping mechanisms for successful reintegration.

Chaplaincy services play a crucial role in the spiritual and emotional well-being of the individuals, offering Catholic Studies, Chapel Library Program, Christ's Church services, Inside Out Dads program, Operation New Hope - Ready for Work, Religious Education, and Worship Services.

Moreover, the facility offers institutional betterment programs like the Canine Obedience Training Program, Career Source assistance, Compass 180 for personal development, Getting It Right Change Company, Library Program, Marriage Counseling, Parenting from Inside, and WorkNet services to enhance employability and promote personal growth during incarceration.

These comprehensive programs and services aim to address the diverse needs of individuals transitioning from incarceration to society, ultimately promoting successful reentry, reducing recidivism rates, and fostering positive outcomes for both individuals and communities.

Inmate Locator

Baker Reentry maintains a database of current inmates and their locations within the system. To locate an inmate, begin by using the DOC locator tool, which requires entering the first three letters of the inmate's first and last name, allowing for variations in spelling.

If unable to locate the desired information through free resources, users may opt to use the Arrest Record Search, which requires payment. While this option incurs a small fee, it provides access to the most up-to-date data available.

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Visitation Information

FDC Visitation Information

Regular visiting is held on 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.

Regular visiting is permitted on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (third Monday in January)
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran's Day (November 11th)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving; and
  • Christmas Day

If any of the holidays listed above falls on Saturday, the preceding Friday will be observed as a holiday. If any of these holidays fall on Sunday, then the following Monday will be observed as the holiday.

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