FCI Tallahassee also known as Tallahassee Federal Correctional Institute is a low security women’s federal prison located at 501 Capital Circle, N.E., Tallahassee, Florida operated by the Southeast Region of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), a division of the U.S. Department of Justice. FCI Tallahassee houses female federal inmates sentenced and charged with Federal Crimes in U.S. District Court. FCI Tallahassee has an adjacent federal detention center attached to it housing male inmates going through the federal court process in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.
FCI Tallahasse offers the RDAP Early Release Program. For program info Click Here
FCI Tallahassee Downloadable Resources
Inmate Handbook Commissary List Visiting Regulations Visiting Form
Housing – Tallahassee FCI general population inmates are housed in “open bay” dormitories, and two and four person cubicles.
Religious Services – FCI Tallahassee is staffed by several Catholic and Protestant. Muslim, Jewish and Native American spiritual leaders. Other religious services are conducted by contract personnel from neighboring cities. Volunteers from the community also help orchestrate services for other religious groups. Inmates are allowed to wear religious items, and the facilities observe different holy days, and also accommodate to any dietary restrictions for various faiths.
Medical: FCI Tallahassee has a full-time medical staff on hand and/or contract medical workers from nearby cities. FCI Tallahassee provides care for inmates who may experience any medical emergencies. In the event institution staff is unable to care for an inmate’s medical needs, inmates may be sent to the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for emergency medical care.
Job Placement – Most FCI Tallahassee job positions involve working in food and trash services, plumbing, painting, grounds keeping, and several other areas. Tallahassee UNICOR employs 377 inmates in contracting services in the data, warehousing and printing industries.
Education: FCI Tallahassee inmates without a high school diploma or General Educational Development Credential (GED) must attend the BOP Inmate Literacy Program to obtain their GED. The education department offers a Occupational Training Programs in the following areas: Business Education I & II, Building Trades I & II, Cosmetology, Horticulture, and Custodial Maintenance Program.
FCI Tallahassee offers the BOP 500 Hour RDAP program that enables federal inmates with verifiable substance abuse issues to receive up to an 18 month early release off their sentences. For additional information on qualifications and entry into the RDAP Program please click on RDAP Eligibility.
Facility Location/ Directions: FCI Tallahassee is located at 501 Capital Circle, Northeast, Tallahassee, Florida, 32301. The facility is located on Capital Circle Northeast midway between Apalachee Parkway and Mahan Drive and is visible from Capital Circle. The entrance to the facility is located on Conner Boulevard. Once on institution grounds, visitors should make a left turn and proceed to the parking area which is 1/4 mile ahead on the right for the FCI (female inmates). The City of Tallahassee operates a bus line which has stops within walking distance of the institution and at the local Greyhound terminal.
Visiting Schedule: FCI visiting is Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. No visitors will be processed after 2:30 p.m. Any changes in visiting procedures for major holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving will be addressed by memorandum from the Warden or his designee. Neither visitors nor their vehicles are allowed on institution property more than 15 minutes before the start of the visit processing time 8:30 am, Eastern Standard Time.
FCI Tallahassee inmates may receive mail addressed to them at the below address using the indicated format.
INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
501 CAPITAL CIRCLE, NE
TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301
Inmates are not allowed to receive packages from home without prior written approval from the inmate’s unit team or authorized staff member at the institution. The only packages an inmate may receive from home are those containing release clothing and authorized medical devices. However, inmates may receive magazines, hard and paperback books directly from the publisher
FCI Tallahassee Inmate Telephone Calls
FCI Tallahassee inmates are authorized 300 minutes of prepaid phone use January thru October, and 400 minutes, in November and December. Inmates phone lists can contain 30 approved called numbers, and calls maximum 15 minutes in length. VAC Communications contracts prison call services to the Federal Bureau of Prisons and FCI Tallahassee. A calls costs 21¢ per minute, with 15 minute calls costing $3.15.
Pacific Telephone Company can substantially cut the cost of Tallahassee FCI inmate calls from $3.15 to $1.65 for a 15 minute call! For information call 855-966-8655 or go to www.federalinmatecalling.com/ordering
Sending Funds To A Federal Inmate
Federal inmate can receive outside funds from their inmate accounts via a Postal Money order by U.S. Mail as well as a money transfer via Western Union. For additional information on sending money to an inmate please click on the appropriate link.