Desoto Annex

 
Address
13617 S.E. Highway 70
Arcadia, Florida
34266-7800
Phone
(863) 494-3727
Chaplain
(863) 494-3727
Fax
(863) 993-7800

 

General Email
Desoto Annex

Directions

Southbound: South of Tampa on I-75, turn right on Highway 70 at Exit 217. (Northbound traffic should take Exit 217A.) Take Highway 70 to Arcadia. Continue on Highway 70 past Arcadia for approximately 12 miles. Desoto Annex is located 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 1,453
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult

Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Special Education Services
  • Title I Services
  • Mandatory Literacy

Vocational Programs

  • Welding Technology
  • Building Construction Technology
  • Masonry Brick and Block

Substance Abuse Programs

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (Therapeutic Community)

Chaplaincy Services

  • Active T.D. Jakes Satellite
  • Anger Management/Domestic Violence (Spanish)
  • Anger and Communication
  • Audio/Visual/Library Program
  • Biblical Hermeneutics Study Class
  • Buddhist Services
  • Catholic Bible Study
  • Catholic Worship Services (Hispanic/English)
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Chaplains Sunday Morning Service
  • Commitment to Change
  • Computer Training
  • Domestic Violence
  • Ecclesiastical Latin
  • Elementary Biblical Hebrew
  • Elementary Koine Greek
  • Faith and Character Based Dormitory Program
  • Family Reconciliation Therapy
  • Heart Land of Florida Bible Study
  • Hebrew Israelite Study
  • Hispanic Non-Denominational Bible Study
  • Inductive Bible Study
  • Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Jehovah Witness (Hispanic/English)
  • Jehovah Witness Bible Study (Hispanic/English)
  • Journaling
  • Jumah Prayer (Muslim)
  • Kairos Reunion
  • Kairos Week-ends
  • Long Distance Dads
  • Mentoring
  • Odinist Service
  • Prison Fellowship Academy
  • Religious Education
  • Riverside Ministries (Hispanic)
  • Self-Awareness Group
  • Seventh Day Adventist Services
  • Sex Addiction/Pornography counseling
  • Shabbat (Jewish Services)
  • Silas Ministries (Calvary Chapel St. Pete Florida)
  • Spanish Calvary (Centro Cristiano El Calvario)
  • SYDA Yoga
  • Taleem Studies (Muslim)
  • Transformation Group Study Class (Biblical World Views)
  • TUMI “The Urban Ministries Institute Seminary Program”
  • Westminster Confession of Faith Class
  • Wiccan Service
  • Winning Side Bible Study
  • Worship Services
  • 7 Habits of Highly Successful People

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • Active and Passive Sports
  • American Legion Post 413
  • A.N.D. (A New Direction)
  • Children of Inmates
  • Correspondance Courses
  • D.I.R.E.C.T.
  • Fresh Start Smoking Cessation
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Parenting Piece by Piece
  • Toast Masters International (Gavel Club)
  • Victim Impact
  • Volunteer Literacy
  • Voluntary Literacy English Language Learners
  • Weight Training
  • Wellness Education
  • Why Try

Re-Entry Programs

  • Compass 100
  • Career Scope Assessment
  • Florida Ready to Work
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Re-Entry Dormitory
  • Florida CHOICES Career Planner
  • Career Resource Program
  • Financial Freedom
  • Re-Entry Seminar