Florida State Prison West Unit

23916 NW 83rd Ave
Raiford, Florida
Mailing Address

Post Office Box 800
Raiford, Florida
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General Email




From West (Lake City): SR-100 approximately 23 miles to SR-121 (Lake Butler), turn left, go approximately 6 miles, just outside town of Raiford turn right (east) onto SR-16. Go approximately 3 miles, cross New River Bridge. West Unit is on the right behind Florida State Prison. From North: From I-10 take Exit 335 (SR-121 South) approximately 19 miles to SR-16 East. Make a left turn and go approximately 2.5 miles; West Unit is on the right behind Florida State Prison. From South: Take US-301 to SR-16. Go west approximately 11 miles. The West Unit is located on the left, behind Florida State Prison.

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 802
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Parent Institution Florida State Prison

Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Certified Electrical Helper
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • HVAC Program (coming soon)
  • Inmate Teaching Assistant Program (ITA)
  • Ready to Work

Chaplaincy Services

  • Bible Studies
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Religious Education
  • Religious Holy Day Observance and Rituals
  • Religious Volunteer Activities
  • Special Religious Events
  • Spiritual Advisor Visits
  • Spiritual Crisis and Adjustment Counseling
  • Worship Services

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 100-Hour Transition Program
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Wellness Education