Gulf Correctional Institution

500 Ike Steele Road
Wewahitchka, Florida
(850) 639-1000
(850) 639-1475
(850) 639-1182


General Email
Gulf CI

Jena Rice
(850) 639-1483

Text "APPLY" to DCJOB (32562) to start the application process.

Temporarily closed satellite locations: Gulf Annex, Gulf Forestry Camp


Take I-10 to Exit 142 (SR-71 South) approximately 42 miles to Stone Mill Creek Road. Turn right off Hwy-71 onto Stone Mill Creek Road. Institution is approximately three miles from Hwy-71.

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 1,572
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Satellite Unit(s) Gulf Annex (Temporarily Closed), Gulf Forestry Camp (Temporarily Closed)

Academic Programs

  • ABE Adult Basic Education
  • Aztec
  • Compass 100 Live/Hybrid
  • Correspondence Course
  • Elevate
  • GED General Educational Development
  • Literacy

Vocational Programs

  • Environmental Services
  • HVAC

Substance Abuse Programs

  • Celebrate Recovery
  • Common Solutions Recovery (CSR)
  • SubstanceAbuse Prevention/Education

Chaplaincy Services

  • Anger Resolution
  • Basic Life principles
  • Bondage to Freedom
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Faith-based alternative transitional program
  • Prison Fellowship biannual
  • Religious education
  • Storybook Program
  • Transition Housing Assistance
  • Worship services

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 7 Habits on the Inside
  • Active and Passive Sports
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Anger Management
  • Business Seminar
  • Character Qualities
  • Financial Freedom
  • Gavel Club
  • Inside/Out Dads
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Parenting
  • Peer to Peer Motivational Dorm
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Victim Impact Awareness