FDC-Suwannee Correctional Institution Annex

State Prison

Last Updated: February 25, 2024
Address
5964 US Hwy 90, Live Oak, FL 32060
Beds
1346
County
Suwannee
Phone
386-963-6201
Fax
386-963-6411
Email
SuwanneeCI.WardenOffice@fdc.myflorida.com
Mailing Address
PO Box 23608, Tampa, FL 33623

Suwannee CI 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 Suwannee CI Annex on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 386-963-6201.

Located at 5964 US Hwy 90 in Live Oak, FL, Suwannee CI Annex carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Suwannee CI 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-Suwannee Correctional Institution 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 Suwannee Correctional Institution Annex, serving as an extension of the Suwannee Correctional Institution, is a pivotal facility within the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC), catering to the needs of adult male inmates. With a capacity to house 1,346 individuals, it offers a mix of academic, vocational, religious, and personal development programs aimed at rehabilitation and reintegration.

Academically, the institution provides Adult Basic Education, General Educational Development (GED) preparation, Special Education Services, Title 1 Services, and a Volunteer Literacy Program. These educational initiatives aim to equip inmates with essential skills and knowledge that can enhance their prospects for success upon reentry into society.

Vocational programs at Suwannee Correctional Institution Annex include training in Masonry and Plumbing Technology/Fire Sprinkler Systems Technology. These vocational courses are designed to provide inmates with marketable skills that can facilitate their transition to gainful employment upon release, thereby reducing the likelihood of recidivism.

Chaplaincy Services play a vital role in addressing inmates' spiritual and emotional needs, offering programs such as Anger Resolution Class, Chapel Library Program, Communication and Anger Management Class, Faith/Character Dorm, New Life Behavior Classes, Parenting/Relationship Class, Religious Education, Religious Volunteer Program, Thinking for a Change sessions, Victims Impact programs, and Worship Services.

Institutional Betterment Programs focus on promoting personal growth and positive behavioral change, with initiatives like Celebrate and Recovery, Compass 100, Ready to Work, Substance Abuse support groups (AA/NA), Thinking for a Change workshops, Wellness Education, and various substance abuse programs including Intensive Outpatient Program and Outpatient Program, some of which are contracted through organizations like Gateway Foundation.

Overall, the Suwannee Correctional Institution Annex strives to provide comprehensive programming aimed at addressing the diverse needs of its inmate population, fostering rehabilitation, and preparing individuals for successful reintegration into society.

Inmate Locator

Suwannee CI 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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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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