Lake City Correctional Facility

Lake City Correctional Facility is a Florida state prison for youthful male inmates between the ages of 19-24 that is located in Lake City, Florida. This is a private facility that is managed by CoreCivic, formerly known as the Corrections Corporation of America. It can house up to 894 inmates at mixed custody levels.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The visiting hours at Lake City Correctional Facility are on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. Visitor registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and stops at 2:00 p.m. You will not be allowed to visit if you arrive after 2:00 pm. 

A valid photo ID is required to visit an inmate at Lake City Correctional Facility. During visitor registration, officers will also ask you some questions, and you will also go through a number of searches.

Only five approved visitors, 12 years or older, at any time may visit an inmate in the visiting area. Children 11 years old and younger do not count against the five approved visitors.

Before you can visit an inmate at Lake City Correctional Facility, you must get on their approved visiting list. The inmate must send you a visitor application.

What you can bring to a visit

Visitors at Lake City Correctional Facility are allowed to bring the following items into the visiting room:

  • A maximum of $50.00 ($1, $5, $10, and $20 denominations only or silver change) for the vending machines. You are allowed to carry the money in a small wallet or pouch.
  • One car key. No key chains or keyless entry devices.
  • Medication. Bring only the necessary dosage in the original prescribed container (it must be clearly marked).

Do not attempt to bring a cell phone or any other electronic device to the visiting room.

If you are bringing an infant into the visit, you may have the following items:

  • A maximum of five diapers
  • Three, clear, plastic, baby bottles or two sipper cups for toddlers
  • One, clear, plastic, baby pacifier
  • Three, clear, plastic jars of baby food with the original seal intact 
  • Baby wipes or towelettes (in a clear plastic bag) 
  • An infant baby carrier (subject to search)
  • One set of infant clothing
  • One, non-quilted baby blanket to keep the infant warm

Dress Code

Visitors at Lake City Correctional Facility are not allowed to wear the following clothing items:

  • Halter tops or bra-less attire
  • Underwear-type t-shirts or tank tops
  • Fishnet clothing
  • Skin tight clothing
  • Shoes with removable parts
  • See-through fabric without an undergarment
  • Dresses, skirts, or shorts more than three inches above the knee
  • Clothing with a threatening picture or language
  • Camouflage
  • Any clothing with metal

Video Visitation

If you are unable to travel to Lake City Correctional Facility for a visit, they do have the option of video visitation. The service is available through JPay, and you must have a JPay account and use their calendar function for scheduling.

The fee for video visitation is $2.95 for 15 minutes, and they can last a maximum of 30 minutes.

Physical Address

Lake City Correctional Facility
7906 East Highway 90
Lake City, Florida 32055-6290

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name and ID Number
Lake City Correctional Facility
7906 East Highway 90
Lake City, Florida 32055-6290

All correspondence addressed to inmates must be sent through the U.S. Postal Service. Inmates are not permitted to receive mail in boxes, padded envelopes, plastic bags, multilayer packaging, envelopes that include metal parts, or any package containing bubble wrap or packing peanuts. 

  • Letters can be a maximum of 15 pages in length (You cannot glue, tape, or staple anything to the pages)
  • You can send greeting cards, but nothing with electronic or non-paper parts
  • Pictures are allowed, with the exception of nude photographs, Polaroids, or anything larger than 8”x10”
  • You are allowed to send your inmate a maximum of ten, blank, greeting cards, blank pieces of paper, or envelopes
  • You can also send a maximum of twenty, first class stamps

Non-paper items and stickers are prohibited in inmate mail.

You can also buy your inmate a JP5 tablet. This device allows them to read and write emails, as well as purchase music, eBooks, games, and rent movies. 

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at Lake City Correctional Facility, but they do have access to phones during approved hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Florida, please click here.

How to Send Money

Western Union is your option for sending money to an inmate at Lake City Correctional Facility. There is a fee for this service, and they vary based on which method you use and how much money you are sending.

Western Union has four different options: in-person at a Western Union location, by mail, online, or by phone. 

If you choose to the in-person option, you need to fill out the blue section of the Western Union form “I want to: Pay A Bill.”

The company name is Corrections Corp of America, and the account number is the inmate’s commissary number and last name (no spaces between the number and the name). The Code City is TRUSTCCA and the State is TN.

Once you fill out your form, you will give it to the clerk along with the money you wish to add to your inmate’s account. Always remember to keep your receipt.

You can also mail a money order or cashier’s check to:

CCA Inmate Trust
Inmate First & Last Name, Commissary Inmate Number
Facility: LKCTY
P.O. Box 933488
Atlanta, GA 31193-3488

Programs For Inmates

Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Volunteer Literacy Program

Vocational Programs

  • Commercial Class “B” Driving
  • Commercial Foods and Culinary Arts
  • PC Support Services
  • Tile Setting
  • Environmental Services
  • Nursery Management

Substance Abuse Programs

  • Residential Therapeutic Community
  • Substance Abuse Prevention/Education

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 100-hour Transition Program
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Life Skills
  • Tier 1
  • Wellness

Extended Day Program

In response to Chapter 958, Florida Statutes, mandating that those inmates who are youthful offenders be provided enhanced program services, the Extended Day Program was developed.  This is a 16-hour daytime program provided at all youthful offender institutions that is designed to provide at least 12 hours of activities.  

The program is structured to include work assignments, education, including vocational and academic programs, counseling, behavior modification, military style drills, systematic discipline and other programmatic opportunities aimed at reducing inmate idleness and enhancing the young inmate's chance at becoming a law abiding citizen upon re-entry into the community.

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If you are interested in a job at Lake City Correctional Facility, click here. Available positions include correctional officer, registered nurse, maintenance worker, and vocational instructor.