Lowell Correctional Institution

11120 NW Gainesville Rd.
Ocala, Florida
(352) 690-8900
(352) 690-8760
(352) 401-5331


Jessica Chapman
(352) 690-8676

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


From I-75 take Exit 358 (SR-326 East) to first red light and turn left on C-25A. Institution is approximately 3-4 miles on left.

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 968
Population Gender Female
Adult or Youthful Adult/Youthful (14-18, 19-24)
Satellite Unit(s) Lowell Annex, Lowell Work Camp

The Faith & Character Based (FCB) Residential Program located at Lowell Work Camp may take up to 36 months to complete. The FCB Residential Program will emphasize the importance of personal, familial, and civic responsibility, victim awareness, personal growth, meaningful work, education, substance abuse education, and peer support. The FCB Residential Program is organized for promoting change in inmate knowledge, behavior, and attitude in seven learning modules, and up to three phases of completion in the program. A Faith-based and self-improvement residential programs is designed to facilitate inmate institutional adjustment, rehabilitation, reintegration into the community, increased system-wide institutional security, reduction of recidivism, and a full range of religious accommodations.

Extended Day Program

In response to Chapter 958, Florida Statutes, mandating that those inmates who are youthful offenders be provided enhanced program services, the Extended Day Program was developed. This is a 16-hour daytime program provided at all youthful offender institutions that is designed to provide at least 12 hours of activities. The program is structured to include work assignments, education, including vocational and academic programs, counseling, behavior modification, systematic discipline and other programmatic opportunities aimed at reducing inmate idleness and enhancing the young inmate's chance at becoming a law-abiding citizen upon re-entry into the community. 

Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Special Education Services
  • Title I Services
  • Volunteer Literacy Program

Vocational Programs

  • Applied Information Technologies
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical
  • Equine Care Technology
  • Heavy Equipment Operating
  • Manufacturing (Polk State College)
  • W.O.O.F. Advanced Dog Training/Handler

Substance Abuse Programs

  • Residential Therapeutic Community
  • Intensive Outpatient Services
  • Prevention Services

Chaplaincy Services

  • Chapel Library Program
  • Faith and Character
  • Religious Education
  • Worship Services

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Alternative to Violence Program
  • Art Therapy (Florida State University)
  • Boot Camp
  • Compass 180
  • Dance to be Free
  • Gavel Club
  • HIV/AIDS/STD Awareness
  • Inmate Wellness Program
  • Lactation Program
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
  • Parenting
  • Peer to Peer Dormitory
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Women Helping Women
  • Women Offering Obedience and Friendship (Dog Training Program)
  • Yoga

P.R.I.D.E. Assignments

  • Garment Manufacturing