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03-16-2013, 11:23 AM
Dade CI (

County: Dade

19000 S.W. 377th Street
Florida City, Florida

(305) 242-1900
FAX: (305) 242-1881


Jerry Cummings

Chaplain's Office
(305) 242-1900

Directions: Take Turnpike to last exit south (to Florida City); turn right at first light (W. Palm Drive), go straight for two miles to 4-way stop (Tower Road). Turn left on Tower Road and drive for 1˝ miles to the next 4-way stop (SW 376th Street). When you pass that stop sign, you will see the institution on left side of the road. Make a left at 377th Street onto institutional grounds.

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.

Historical Information: This facility was established in September 1996 to house adult male inmates. Big Pine Key Road Prison is under the supervision of Dade C.I.

Total Staff (on 7/12): 361

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 12/12
See the general information section ( help with terms on this page and other frequently asked questions.

Type of Housing Units:

Open Bay Housing Units 5
Cell Housing Units 4
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 1,521

Other Information:

Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 5
Self Contained Housing Units No
Designated Confinement Space Yes
Custody Grades Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
Medical Grades 1 through 4
Psychological Grades 1 through 5
Wheelchair Capabilities Yes
Hearing Impaired Capabilities Yes


Academic Programs:
•Volunteer Literacy Program

Vocational Programs:
•None at this time

Substance Abuse Programs:
•None at this time

Chaplaincy Services:
•The Way Home
•Kairos Weekend
•Road to Emmaus Weekend
•Life in the Spirit Weekend
•Timothy Gift Programs

Institutional Betterment Programs:
•100-hour Transition Program
•5000 Role Models
•Alcoholics Anonymous
•Anger Management
•Children of Inmates
•Family Matters
•Financial Planning
•Fresh Start Smoking Cessation
•Grief group counseling
•HIV/AIDS/STD Basic Awareness
•Law Library Program
•Library Program
•Life After Prison
•Marriage Enrichment
•Mental Health Counseling
•Music Theory
•Narcotics Anonymous
•Parenting Behavior Modification
•Pre-Release Counseling
•Public Speaking
•Stress Management
•Thinking for a Change
•Wellness Education

P.R.I.D.E. Assignments:
•None at this time

Community Work Squads:

Dept. of Transportation Yes
Public Work Squads Yes
Interagency Community
Service Work Squads Yes
Contracted Work Squads Yes