South Bay Correctional Facility

600 U.S. Highway 27 South
South Bay, Florida
(561) 992-9505
(561) 992-9505
(561) 992-4091



Located on US-27, just south of the intersection of US-27 and SR-80.

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.
Historical Information: This facility was established in 1997 to house adult male inmates. It is operated by The GEO Group, Inc. (formerly Wackenhut Corrections Corporation) under contract with the Department of Management Services.
General Information
Capacity 1,948
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult

Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Mandatory Literature
  • Pre-GED

Vocational Programs

  • Carpentry
  • Commercial Class “B” Driving
  • Culinary Arts
  • Environmental Services
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Nursery Management
  • Technology Support Services
  • Welding Technology

Substance Abuse Programs

  • Counseling/Psycho-social
  • Outpatient
  • Substance Abuse Prevention/Education

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • Compass 100
  • Compass Hybrid
  • Thinking for a Change