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128 Yelvington Road
East Palatka, Florida

(386) 326-6800
Fax: (386) 312-2219


Nan Jeffcoat

Chaplain's Office
(386) 326-6800

(386) 326-6677

Health Services
(386) 326-6839

Florida Department of Corrections

Putnam Correctional Institution

County: Putnam

Offender Search for this Facility:
Queries may take a long time for facilities with large populations.

Directions: From the intersection of US-17 and SR-207 in East Palatka go 0.4 miles south on US-17, exit east on Yelvington Road then 0.2 miles.

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.

Historical Information: This facility was established in 1936 as a road prison. In 1984 it was converted to a major institution.

Total Staff (on 4/13/2018):  138

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 4/18

Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 2
Cell Housing Units 1
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 458
Other Information:
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 4
Self Contained Housing Units Yes
Designated Confinement Space Yes
Custody Grades Medium, Minimum, Community
Medical Grades 1 through 2
Psychological Grades 1 through 2
Wheelchair Capabilities No
Hearing Impaired Capabilities No

Academic Programs:

  • General Educational Development (GED)

Vocational Programs:

  • None at this time

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • None at this time

Chaplaincy Services:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Celebration Recovery
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Kairos Week-ends
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Prison Fellowship Quarterly
  • Religious Education
  • T.D. Jakes Satellite Location
  • Worship Services

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • 100-hour Transition Program
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program

P.R.I.D.E. Assignments:

  • None at this time

Community Work Squads:

Dept. of Transportation Yes (10)
Public Work Squads No
Interagency Community
Service Work Squads
Yes (5)
Contracted Work Squads Yes (4)

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