Florida State Prison

23916 NW 83rd Ave
Raiford, Florida
Mailing Address

Post Office Box 800
Raiford, Florida
Routine Inmate Mail Info


(904) 368-2500      
(904) 368-8894
(904) 368-2732


David Allen
General Email
Florida State Prison

Shawna Pittman
(904) 368-8834

Text "APPLY" to DCJOB (32562) to start the application process.


Temporarily closed satellite location: Florida State Prison West Unit


From East: SR-16, 11 miles west of Starke on left. Go through archway, circle to left, Administration Building (Red Brick) behind parking lot. From North: (Macclenny) SR-121 south approximately 17 miles to SR-16 (before town of Raiford). Turn left onto SR-16. Go approximately 3 miles, cross New River Bridge. The Institution is on the right. From South: US-301 north approximately 35 miles north of Gainesville to Starke. Turn left onto SR-16 (Raiford Road) (West), go approximately 11 miles. The Institution is on the left. From West (Lake City): SR-100 approximately 23 miles to SR-121 (Lake Butler), turn left, go approximately 6 miles, just outside town of Raiford turn right (east) onto SR-16. Go approximately 3 miles, cross New River Bridge. The Institution is on the right.

Please Note: GPS systems and mapping sites such as Mapquest, Bing Maps, or Google Maps often provide incorrect directions to our prison facilities using the physical address. Please use the above directions when traveling to this prison or click the map to the right of this page.
General Information
Capacity 1,460
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Satellite Unit(s) FSP West Unit (Temporarily Closed)

Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education (Close Management & Open Population)
  • Continuing Education (Close Management)
  • General Educational Development (GED) (Close Management & Open Population)
  • Inmate Teaching Assistant Program (ITA)
  • Special Education Services (Close Management)
  • Voluntary Literacy (Close Management and Open Population)

Chaplaincy Services

  • Bible Studies
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Close Management Bible Study Course
  • Close Management Cell Front Visitation
  • Close Management Volunteer-Led Bible Study (Dayroom)
  • Religious Education
  • Religious Holy Day Observance and Rituals
  • Religious Volunteer Activities
  • Special Religious Events
  • Spiritual Advisor Visits
  • Spiritual Crisis and Adjustment Counseling
  • Worship Services

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 100-Hour Transition Program
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Anger Management
  • Close Management Wellness Program
  • Communication and Anger
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Motivation to Change
  • Unlock Your Thinking
  • Victim Impact: Listen and Learn
  • Wellness Education