Jefferson Correctional Institution

1050 Big Joe Road
Monticello, Florida
(850) 342-0500
(850) 342-0385
(850) 997-0973



From I-10 take Exit 225 to (US-19 North) approximately 2 miles, turn right on County Road 158, go approximately 5 miles, turn left on Big Joe Road at (Green Jefferson C.I. sign and dirt road), go approximately 1.5 miles. Institution is on the left.

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 1,179
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult

Re-Entry Programs

  • Veterans Support Group
  • Automotive
  • Real Estate
  • Credit & Debt Management
  • Parenting
  • Direct Discipline of a Godly Man
  • Anger Management
  • Restaurant Management
  • Employability
  • Serve Safe

Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)

Substance Abuse Programs

  • Alternative Residential Therapeutic Community
  • Pre-Treatment Motivation Program

Chaplaincy Services

  • Chapel Library Program
  • Religious Education
  • T.D. Jakes - DVD
  • Way Home Bridge Builders
  • Worship Services
  • Great Dads
  • Celebrating Recovery

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 100-Hour Transition Program
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Batterer's Intervention
  • Fresh Start Smoking Cessation
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Active and Passive Sports
  • Wellness Education