FDC-Walton Correctional Institution

State Prison

Last Updated: February 25, 2024
691 Institution Rd, De Funiak Springs, FL 32433-1831
Mailing Address
PO Box 23608, Tampa, FL 33623

Walton 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 Walton CI on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 850-951-1300.

Located at 691 Institution Rd in De Funiak Springs, FL, Walton CI carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Walton 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-Walton Correctional Institution 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 Walton CI, situated in DeFuniak Springs, plays a significant role in the state's corrections system. This facility, operated by the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC), provides housing for adult male offenders across various security levels, including minimum, medium, and close custody. Established in 1990, Walton Correctional Institution has a maximum capacity of 1201 prisoners.

In addition to its primary function of incarceration, Walton Correctional Institution offers a variety of programs aimed at rehabilitation, education, and personal development for its inmate population. These programs encompass academic education, vocational training, chaplaincy services, institutional betterment initiatives, and personal growth programs.

Academic programs include Adult Basic Education and General Educational Development (GED) courses, providing inmates with opportunities to improve their literacy and obtain essential educational qualifications.

Vocational programs offered at Walton Correctional Institution include training in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Ventilation (HVAC), as well as Residential Carpentry and Cabinetmaking. These vocational skills aim to equip inmates with valuable expertise that can enhance their employability upon release.

Chaplaincy services cater to the spiritual needs of inmates, offering various religious studies, worship services, and personal growth programs. These include Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings, meditation sessions, and religious education programs.

Institutional betterment programs focus on personal development and rehabilitation, offering courses in anger and stress management, conflict resolution, and employability skills. Additionally, initiatives like the 100-Hour Transition Program, Re-Entry Program, and Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) aim to prepare inmates for successful reintegration into society upon release.

Overall, Walton Correctional Institution strives to provide a comprehensive array of programs and services aimed at facilitating the rehabilitation and personal development of its inmate population, ultimately promoting their successful reentry into the community and reducing recidivism.

Inmate Locator

Walton 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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