Northwest Florida Reception Center

4455 Sam Mitchell Drive
Chipley, Florida
(850) 773-6100
(850) 773-6183
(850) 773-6252


Tiffany Haire
(850) 773-0315

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


From I-10 take Exit 120 (SR-77 South) approximately 19 miles, turn right on SR-279 (Moss Hill Road) go ΒΌ mile, turn right on Sam Mitchell Drive.

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.

Vernon Training Center

3242 Moss Hill Road
Vernon, Florida, 32462
United States

General Information
Capacity 1,303
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Satellite Unit(s) NWFRC Annex, MTC-Panama City CRC

Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Mandatory Literacy Program

Vocational Programs

  • Electrician Certification Program
  • HVAC Certification Program

Substance Abuse Programs

  • Intensive Outpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Pre-Treatment Motivation Program
  • Prevention

Chaplaincy Services

  • Celebrate Recovery
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Compound Visitation
  • Discipleship
  • Faith and Character Based Dormitory
  • Holy Day Observation Program
  • Kairos Weekends
  • Most Excellent Way
  • Personal Growth Programs
  • Praise Band
  • Religious Consultations
  • Religious Education Classes
  • Religious Volunteer Program
  • Worship Services

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 100-Hour Transition Program
  • Anger & Stress Management
  • Canine Obedience Program (Top Dog)
  • Credentialed Textile Repair worker
  • Gavel Club
  • Library Programs/Law Library Programs
  • Peer to Peer
  • Voluntary Literacy Program