FDC-Northwest Florida Reception Center Annex

State Prison

Last Updated: May 07, 2024
4455 Sam Mitchell Dr, Chipley, FL 32428-3597
Mailing Address
PO Box 23608, Tampa, FL 33623

NWFRC-Annex 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 NWFRC-Annex on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 850-773-6500.

Located at 4455 Sam Mitchell Dr in Chipley, FL, NWFRC-Annex carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. NWFRC-Annex 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-Northwest Florida Reception Center Annex 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.

The NWFRC Annex serves as a critical component of the state's correctional system, providing rehabilitation and personal development programs for adult male inmates. With a capacity to house up to 1,415 individuals, this facility plays a pivotal role in preparing inmates for successful reintegration into society upon release. Under the oversight of the Florida Department of Corrections, the programs offered at NWFRC Annex are carefully designed to ensure their quality and effectiveness in addressing various aspects of inmate needs.

Academic programs form a cornerstone of the rehabilitation efforts at NWFRC Annex, offering opportunities for inmates to enhance their educational qualifications. From adult basic education to specialized screening for special education needs, the facility caters to a diverse range of learning requirements. Additionally, substance abuse programs are vital in addressing addiction issues among inmates, with outpatient and prevention programs aimed at providing support and intervention.

Chaplaincy services play a crucial role in addressing inmates' spiritual needs and promoting personal growth and moral development. Programs such as the Celebrate Recovery Program, Discipleship, and Experiencing God provide avenues for religious expression, counseling, and reflection. Furthermore, personal growth initiatives like the Purpose Driven Life program and religious consultations contribute to inmates' holistic development and encourage positive behavioral change.

Institutional betterment programs offered at NWFRC Annex focus on equipping inmates with practical skills and knowledge essential for their successful reentry into society. These include vocational training programs, such as the Canine Obedience Program and Car Wash initiative, aimed at enhancing employability and fostering a sense of responsibility. Moreover, the facility offers opportunities for inmates to engage in community service, educational courses, and literacy programs, further supporting their rehabilitation journey.

Overall, the NWFRC Annex is dedicated to providing a supportive and conducive environment for inmates to transform their lives positively. By offering comprehensive programs tailored to their diverse needs, the facility strives to empower individuals to reintegrate into society as law-abiding citizens, thereby contributing to the broader goal of reducing recidivism and enhancing public safety.

Inmate Locator

NWFRC-Annex 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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