Glades County Detention Center

The Glades County Detention Center is an ICE detention facility located in Moore Haven, Florida. It houses detainees who are in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

If you need information about a detainee housed at the Glades County Detention Center, you can call (863) 946-0062 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. When you call, have the detainee's information ready. Including full name, known aliases, date of birth, and country of birth.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Glades County Detention Center are Mondays through Sundays, according to Housing Units which are rotated every 5 days. The visiting periods are:

  • 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

General Rules

All visitors must arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled visit time so they can process through security. Visits will last a maximum of two hours.

All adult visitors must have a valid photo ID. Minors who are visiting the facility must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older). 

  • All social visits are non-contact.
  • All visitors are subject to search while in the facility.
  • Visitors are not allowed to pass or attempt to pass any items to detainees.
  • Visitors are not allowed to carry any items into the visitation area.

Other Visits

Attorney Visits
Attorneys and paralegals may visit detainees daily from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Consular Visits
Consular officials are allowed to meet with their detained nationals at any time. Whenever possible, prior arrangements should be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer. All consular officials should bring appropriate credentials. 

The ICE Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer in charge of this facility can be reached at (863) 946-0062.

Clergy Visits
Clergy are allowed to visit detainees at any time, but arrangements must be made in advance with the Chaplain’s Office by calling (863) 946-1600.

Physical Address

Glades County Detention Center
1297 East SR 78
Moore Haven, FL 33471
United States

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General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (863) 946-1600
Field Office Main Phone: (954) 236-4900

Immigration Court: 1-800-898-7180
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA): (703) 605-1007

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Glades County Detention Center
Detainee Name
Alien Number, Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
1297 East SR 78
Moore Haven, FL 33471
United States

All mail sent to detainees must include the last four digits of their Alien number, plus the sender’s name and address. Staff does not read the mail upon opening. For safety reasons, all incoming mail is subject to screening for contraband. 

A detainee may receive items necessary for travel or release from agency custody with approval of the ICE Deportation Officer. Before sending packages to detainees, contact the ICE deportation officer at:

(863) 946-0062 ext. 1004
Glades County Detention Center
1297 East SR 78
Moore Haven, FL 33471

Detainees who are being removed from the United States are allowed one small piece of luggage. This can be sent after getting approval from the Supervisory Deportation Officer. 

For security reasons, no electronic devices (cell phones, electric razors, laptop computers, radios, etc.) are accepted.

How to Call an Inmate

Detainees at Glades County Detention Center can't receive incoming calls. If you need to contact a detainee, call (863) 946-0062 and leave a message. 

Your message must include the Detainee’s full name, Alien registration number, and a telephone number where you can be reached.

How to Send Money

To deposit money into a detainee’s trust account at Glades County Detention Center, send money orders or cashier’s checks to:

Glades County Detention Center
Detainee’s full name and A-number
1297 East SR 78
Moore Haven, FL 33471
United States

When a detainee receives money in the mail, it's taken to the processing area and placed into their account. The processing officer will provide a receipt for all funds received. Detainees should not have cash sent to them in the mail.

To Post a Delivery Bond

Delivery bonds are posted when a person has been taken into ICE custody and placed into removal proceedings while they are in the United States. When you post a delivery bond, you are required to show proof of identity.

Bonds for aliens detained by ICE can be posted at ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nationwide, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., local time. For a list of ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nearest you or for bond information, click here. You must have the last name of the detainee and their alien registration number before calling. 

Acceptable forms of payment are: 

  • money orders
  • cashier’s checks 
  • certified checks

Payments must be made payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

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