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FL DOC - Bradenton Bridge Community Release Center (Female)

State Prison

Last Updated: November 12, 2020
2104 63rd Ave, Bradenton, FL 34203

Bradenton CRC is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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FL DOC - Bradenton Bridge Community Release Center (Female) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 941-932-9030

The inmates housed at Bradenton CRC located at 2104 63rd Ave in Bradenton, FL are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

The Cocoa Bridge Community Release Center has program beds for 84 female transitions and 36 female community release under the direction of Angela Mitchell

Program Description

Comprised of a Transition Re-Entry Center and Community Release Center, The Bradenton Bridge gives female inmates an opportunity to get their lives back on track. The Transition Re-Entry Center is a Therapeutic Community that provides intensive substance abuse treatment and value-added services to women with a remaining sentence of 24 to 36 months. The foundation of the program is the Therapeutic Community Concepts, which are essential to maintaining a drug-free lifestyle in social contexts. With clinical supervision, this peer-led, peer-driven environment encourages women to become active participants in their recovery. Each program participant follows a multidisciplinary treatment plan customized to meet her individual needs.

Upon completion of the Transition Re-Entry Program, inmates become eligible for the Community Release program, where they are gainfully employed during the day and continue their treatment at night. Community Release inmates are required to pay subsistence for room and board which saves taxpayers money. Inmates also make court-ordered payments, send money home for family support and are required to set money aside for savings upon their release.

Our substance abuse treatment, diverse courses and value-added services teach problem solving, critical thinking, conflict resolution and recovery maintenance skills. The program offerings at each facility vary to best meet the needs of the persons served.

Programs and Value Added Services
  • Addiction Education
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • American Culinary Federation® Culinary Fundamentals
  • Anger Management
  • Bible Study
  • Bridge Builders
  • Budgeting
  • Changing Criminal Thinking
  • Chaplaincy Services
  • Codependents Anonymous
  • Community Re-Entry Services
  • Computer Basics Course
  • Employability Skills
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Development & Reunification
  • Grief Counseling
  • Health & Fitness
  • High School Diploma
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Mentoring
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Parenting Education/Group
  • Prison Fellowship
  • Ready 4 Work
  • Self-Esteem
  • Serv-Safe® Food Handler
  • Sexual Abuse Survivor Support Groups
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Save Our Selves
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Therapeutic Community Concepts
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Toastmasters Chartered Gavel Club
  • Transition/Re-Entry Services
  • Victim Awareness
Community Partners
  • Al-Anon Recovery
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • American Culinary Federation®
  • Angel Tree Ministries
  • Bible Baptist Church
  • Celebrate Recovery
  • Clean-Up Manatee
  • Community Bible Church
  • Daddy’s Girls Ministry
  • Diocese of Venice Prison Ministry
  • Evangelism Explosion
  • Florida Department of Corrections
  • Florida Department of Education CHOICES Program
  • Florida Ready to Work
  • God Raising Incredible Parents
  • HUGS Outreach
  • Inmate Ministry Foundation
  • Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the Suncoast
  • Manatee County Health Department
  • Manatee County Public Schools
  • Manatee Glens Homeless Outreach
  • Manatee Glens Mental Health Services
  • Manatee Technical Institute
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • New Destiny Assembly of God
  • Our Lady Queen of Martyrs
  • Prison Fellowship
  • Save Our Selves
  • ServSafe® Food Manager Program
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Toastmasters International
  • Women of Divine Destiny

Inmate Locator

FL DOC - Bradenton Bridge Community Release Center (Female) is a facility in the Florida Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

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Covid Visitation Information

The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC), in conjunction with Florida Department of Health (DOH) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM), is closely monitoring developments associated with COVID-19. For all media inquiries please email PublicAffairs@fdc.myflorida.com. For all public inquiries please email FDCCitizenServices@fdc.myflorida.com. For details on FDC’s COVID-19 response efforts, click here.

FDC is closely aligned with the CDC Interim Guidance on Management of COVID-19 in Correctional and Detention Facilities.

FDC is committed to providing accurate data regarding the number of positive COVID-19 cases within the inmate population in its correctional institutions and within the employee sector that has contact with the inmate or offender population. These numbers are updated frequently on our website. For more information, please visit our FAQ Page. Additional Resources here.

Updated: 12/30/20

Visitation Information

Visiting hours for FL DOC - Bradenton Bridge Community Release Center (Female). For Directions call 941-932-9030

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Federal Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

No cellphones, you will be searched before visiting. NO personal belongings. Persons under probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.

If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate's extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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