Suwannee Correctional Institution


The Suwannee Correctional Institution (SUWCI) is a Level 6 security prison facility for adult males in Live Oak, Florida. With a rich history and a commitment to rehabilitation and correctional services, SUWCI plays a crucial role in the state’s justice system.

Established in the heart of Suwannee County, SUWCI has served its community since its inception. Situated just two miles west of Wellborn, the facility has played an integral part in maintaining public safety and providing essential correctional services.

At SUWCI, the mission is clear: to ensure public safety through the comprehensive rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders. The facility offers programs and services to transform inmates into responsible, law-abiding citizens upon release.

These programs encompass mental health care, open population management, closed management, and youth offender services. By focusing on these critical areas, SUWCI strives to address the underlying factors contributing to criminal behavior and pave the way for successful reentry into society.

With its level V classification, SUWCI operates as a secure and controlled environment. It can house 1,502 male adult inmates in a closed, medium-security setting. The facility features state-of-the-art security measures and a highly trained staff dedicated to maintaining order and ensuring the safety of both staff and inmates.

The visitation schedule for Suwannee Correctional Institution is as follows:

  • Visiting hours are on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST.
  • Visitors must register when they arrive at the institution. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.

For further information about the Suwannee Correctional Institution, including inmate records search and visitation details, individuals can refer to the official website of the Florida Department of Corrections or utilize online inmate search platforms specific to the state of Florida.     



5964 U.S. Highway 90

Live Oak, Florida



(386) 963-6530


(386) 963-6253


(386) 963-6240


[email protected]


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