How to Connect With an Inmate at Baker Correctional Institution

Connect With an Inmate How to Connect With an Inmate at Baker Correctional Institution

Connect With an Inmate at Baker Correctional Institution Quickly

If someone you care about is incarcerated, and you wish to maintain contact, you will need to know how to connect with an inmate. Baker Correctional Institution is just one of the hundreds of state, municipal, and federal facilities where inmates can be contacted with the help of DoNotPay.

What is Baker Correctional Institution?

Located at 20706 U.S. Highway 90 West in Sanderson, Florida, Baker Correctional Institution can house 1,165 adult male prisoners. The Level V facility opened in 1978 and includes minimum, medium, and closed custody inmates.

Baker Correctional Institution offers a range of educational and vocational opportunities, including classes in masonry, plumbing, electrical, cabinet making, and the culinary arts. General Educational Development classes and substance abuse treatment are also offered to inmates.

According to the Florida Department of Corrections, Baker Correctional Institution offers numerous programs through which inmates are encouraged to better their lives, including:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous
  • Career Source
  • Castles in the Sky
  • Chapel Library Program
  • Church of Eleven 22
  • Compass 100
  • Inside Out Dads
  • Institutional Betterment Programs
  • Intensive Outpatient Services
  • Kairos Weekends
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Living in Balance
  • Marriage counseling
  • Men's Work
  • Music/Band
  • Operation New Hope-Ready for Work
  • Prevention Services
  • Religious Education
  • TBN Satellite Programming
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Toastmasters
  • Traditional Outpatient Services
  • WorkNet
  • Worship Services

How to Get to Baker Correctional Institution

To get to the prison from I-10, take US-90 West / Exit 324 for approximately 4 miles. From I-75, take US-90 East/ Exit 427 and proceed approximately 15 miles.

Note: Baker Correctional Institution is temporarily closed during the pandemic. Baker Re-Entry Center remains open at 17128 U.S. Highway 90 West in Sanderson. The warden of the 1200 bed facility, which opened in 1931, is Robert May, explains Henry County. To find out exactly where your incarcerated friend is located, do a search at the Federal Bureau of Prisons, or use DoNotPay.

How to Connect With an Inmate at Baker Correctional Institution

Before visitors are allowed, they must be approved by the inmate. Rules and regulations regarding how to be approved as a prison visitor may be obtained by calling 386-719-4500. The reasons you may not be approved include but are not limited to:

  1. You are a victim of the offender
  2. You are on bond awaiting a pending court case
  3. You are on probation
  4. You have a protective order against you or the inmate
  5. You have an outstanding warrant
  6. You have been deemed a safety or security risk
  7. You have recently served time in a correctional facility
  8. You lied on the visitor application

According to Florida State Courts, inmates at Baker Correctional Institution may have visitors every day of the week. Visiting hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday24 hours
Saturday and Sunday9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

How to Contact or Send Mail to an Inmate at Baker Correctional Institution

Family members, friends, and prison pen pals can write or send letters and packages to an inmate after receiving prior written approval from the inmate's unit team. To ensure that anything you wish to send is on the approved item list, you can reach out to them using the information below.

Mailing AddressBaker Correctional Institution

20706 U.S. Highway 90 West

Sanderson, Florida 32087-0500

Phone number(386) 719-4500
Fax Number(386) 758-5759
WebsiteBaker Correctional Institution -- Florida Department of Corrections (

How to Send Money to an Inmate

Visit a MoneyGram location and provide the inmate's first and last name along with their prison ID number and send funds to them in care of the Florida Department of Corrections at code 5188.

To send funds online, register a free account at JPay and use it to send money to an inmate with your credit card or debit card. Recurring payments can be scheduled, and fees per transaction range from $4.95 to $7.95.

Here's an Easier Way to Connect With an Inmate at Baker Correctional Institution

Instead of spending hours trying to understand the rules and regulations as provided by the Florida prison system, let DoNotPay make contact with an inmate on your behalf. It's much easier and quicker than trying to do it on your own. Here's how it works:

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.


  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.


  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.


  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.


  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive to your loved one!


It's really as easy as that!

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Sure, we can help you connect with an inmate at Baker Correctional Institute or any other prison, but that's not all we do. DoNotPay can also help you:

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When you are ready for us to locate an inmate or help you connect with an inmate at Baker Correctional Institution or any other prison facility, get in touch with us right away. We are DoNotPay, and we are always here to assist!

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