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)
  • Volunteer Literacy Program

Vocational Programs

  • Carpentry
  • Commercial Class “B” Driving
  • Environmental Services
  • Nursery Management
  • PC Support Services
  • Plumbing Technology
  • Turf Equipment Technology
  • Welding Technology
  • Diversified Career Technology-Entrepreneurship

Substance Abuse Programs

  • Substance Abuse Prevention/Education
  • Residential Therapeutic Community

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 100-hour Transition Program
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Life Skills
  • Narcotics Anonymous