FDC-Gadsden Reentry Center

Reentry & Treatment Facility

Last Updated: February 25, 2024
630 Opportunity Ln, Havana, FL 32333

Gadsden REC is for Reentry & Treatment Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for State Work Release facility.

The phone carrier is Securus Tech®, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of FDC-Gadsden Reentry Center

You can support your loved ones at Gadsden REC on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 850-539-2440.

The FDC-Gadsden Reentry Center in Havana, FL, focuses on successful offender reintegration into society, crucial for effective crime control. With high recidivism rates, evidence-based practices tailor programs for medium to high-risk individuals, reducing repeat offenses. Reentry and Treatment Centers offer structured environments and various programs aiding rehabilitation and community reconnection efforts. Collaborating with the Gadsden Sheriff's Department, the Florida Department of Corrections, and sometimes the Federal Bureau of Prisons, comprehensive reentry services prioritize education, substance abuse treatment, and workforce development. Facilities assist officers in monitoring compliance and serve as alternatives to pretrial detention, considering cost-effectiveness and reducing overcrowding. Emphasizing individual needs, family support, and community integration, the center aims for holistic support, empowering successful reintegration.

The Gadsden Reentry Center, with a capacity of 432 male adults, is dedicated to facilitating the successful transition of inmates back into society. Through a range of academic, vocational, betterment, substance use, re-entry, and chaplaincy programs, the center aims to equip individuals with the necessary skills and support to reintegrate effectively.

Academic programs offered at the center include a 100-hour Transition Program, Adult Basic Education, GED Testing, GED Preparation, and a Literacy Program. These programs aim to improve participants' educational attainment and literacy levels, providing them with essential academic skills for future success.

Vocational training is also emphasized, with programs such as Electrical, Food Service Trainee Program/ServSafe, and HVAC. These vocational programs equip participants with practical skills and certifications that enhance their employability upon release.

Betterment programs focus on personal development and rehabilitation, including initiatives like the Gavel Club, Living in Balance, Men's Work, Thinking for a Change, and Victim Impact. These programs aim to foster positive behavioral change and promote self-improvement among participants.

Substance use programs at the center include an Alumni Support Group, Intensive Outpatient Program, Outpatient Program, Readiness Group, and Therapeutic Community. These programs provide support and treatment for individuals struggling with substance abuse issues, helping them overcome addiction and maintain sobriety.

Reentry programs offered at the center include 24/7 Dads, ARES Grant Program, Florida Hires, Mentor Program, and various chaplaincy services such as Baptism, Celebrate Recovery, Chapel Library, Communion, Faith-Based Studies, Meditation Classes, Mentoring, Non-Denomination Service, Prison Fellowship Academy, and Religious Diets (RPD). These programs aim to prepare participants for successful reintegration into society by addressing various aspects of their lives, including family relationships, employment readiness, and spiritual growth.

Additionally, special events are organized to provide participants with opportunities for recreation, socialization, and community engagement, further supporting their transition back into society. Through these comprehensive programs and services, the FDC-Gadsden Re-Entry Center strives to empower individuals to make positive changes in their lives and become productive members of their communities.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Florida. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at FDC-Gadsden Reentry Center.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at aid@inmateaid.com, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

FL DOC - Gadsden Re-Entry Center - Visitation

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

Visitation Application

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.