FDC-Lowell Correctional Institution - Women

State Prison

Last Updated: March 16, 2024
11120 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, FL 34482-1479
Mailing Address
PO Box 23608, Tampa, FL 33623

Lowell CI 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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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

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You can support your loved ones at Lowell CI on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 352-401-5301.

Located at 11120 NW Gainesville Rd in Ocala, FL, Lowell CI carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Lowell CI 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-Lowell Correctional Institution - Women 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.

Lowell Correctional Institution, a state prison in Florida, accommodates 968 adult female and youthful inmates, providing a wide array of programs aimed at rehabilitation and personal development under the supervision of the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC).

Satellite Units such as Lowell Annex and Lowell Work Camp extend resources and support. The Faith & Character Based (FCB) Residential Program at the Camp offers a comprehensive curriculum emphasizing personal, familial, and civic responsibility, victim awareness, personal growth, education, substance abuse education, and peer support. This program is designed to promote positive changes in inmate knowledge, behavior, and attitude through structured learning modules and multiple phases of completion.

The Extended Day Program, mandated by Chapter 958 of Florida Statutes for youthful offenders, offers a 16-hour daytime program, including work assignments, education, vocational and academic programs, counseling, behavior modification, and systematic discipline to reduce idleness and enhance re-entry prospects.

Academic Programs encompass Adult Basic Education, General Educational Development (GED), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Special Education Services, Title I Services, and a Volunteer Literacy Program to foster educational advancement.

Vocational Programs provide practical skills training for future employment, including Applied Information Technologies, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Equine Care Technology, Heavy Equipment Operating, Manufacturing, and W.O.O.F. Advanced Dog Training/Handler.

Substance Abuse Programs offer Residential Therapeutic Community, Intensive Outpatient Services, and Prevention Services to address addiction issues. Chaplaincy Services include Chapel Library Program, Faith and Character, Religious Education, and Worship Services.

Institutional Betterment Programs focus on personal growth and development, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Alternative to Violence Program, Art Therapy, Boot Camp, Compass 180, Dance to be Free, Gavel Club, HIV/AIDS/STD Awareness, Inmate Wellness Program, Law Library Program, Library Program, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Parenting, Peer to Peer Dormitory, Thinking for a Change, Women Helping Women, Women Offering Obedience and Friendship (Dog Training Program), Yoga, and P.R.I.D.E. Assignments including Garment Manufacturing. These initiatives aim to support inmates' rehabilitation, and reintegration into society, and reduce recidivism rates.

Inmate Locator

Lowell CI 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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