All About The Central Florida Reception Center

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How to Contact Inmates at the Central Florida Reception Center

If someone you care about has recently been found guilty of a charge and sentenced to prison time, it is still important that you show them you care. However, it can be difficult to contact someone newly in the system, especially if they are sent to the .

The CFRC is in Orange County. It is a level VI facility and home to men of all ages and crimes. At any time, there may be approximately 1,700 inmates residing there. The CFRC is a temporary place for inmates while they await intake and classification processes, including drug screenings, mental health assessments, and physical health.

Since the CFRC is a temporary place for inmates, contacting someone there can be difficult. However, with a little help from DoNotPay, it will be a little easier for you to do.

Where Is CFRC Located?

The first step for most family members if you want to contact an inmate is to figure out where the is located. This is easy to do. The facility is in Orlando, Florida, approximately 13 miles from the Orlando International Airport.

Physical Address7000 H C Kelley Rd.

Orlando, FL, 32831

Phone(407) 207-7777
Fax(407) 249-6570
WardenMark Jones

How to Contact Inmates at Central Florida Reception Center?

Although you may not be able to contact an inmate that has just arrived at the facility, you can eventually contact them or be contacted by them. The primary ways for contacting someone at the facility includes:

Writing Letters

Letters may be written to inmates. You should make sure that you address letters by listing:

Inmate's Last Name, First Name, and ID Number

Central Florida Reception Center

7000 H C Kelley Rd.

Orlando, FL. 32831


To be able to visit an inmate, you must first fill out a visitor's application form and have it approved. Approval can take up to 30 days.

Visiting hours are from 9 am to 3 pm daily.

The form will require you to fill in the following:

  • Inmate's Name
  • Their Department of Correction Number (DC#)
  • Your Relationship (Family, Pen Pal, Victim, Etc.)
  • Whether You Are a Victim

Then, you will also be required to add your personal information, including information about your personal background.


There are five easy ways to send money to an inmate in Florida. Each option may cost fees and take different amounts of time to process. They include:

  1. Online Using
  2. JPay's Mobile App
  3. Credit Card by Phone
  4. Walk-In Cash Using MoneyGram
  5. Money Orders through JPay

When paying with money orders, you must make it payable to JPay and include a deposit slip. Mail it to:


P.O. Box 260010, Hollywood

FL 33026

Funds will be deposited within 10 days. If you do not have the inmate number and cannot connect through the CFRC main channels, you may not be able to contact them at all. Before you give up hope, let DoNotPay provide a helping hand to you.

DoNotPay Can Help You Stay Connected With Your Incarcerated Loved One

DoNotPay can help you contact an inmate in the CFRC or any other prison system, whether in Florida or beyond. We can even help you locate the inmate if you are unsure of where they were sent to after leaving the CFRC.

If you want, we can even write a letter for you. All it takes is your willingness to complete five simple steps. We will do the rest.

  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 for your loved one!

What Else Can DoNotPay Do to Help You?

DoNotPay is an online lawyer that can provide a variety of services for a fraction of the cost of standard services and assistance. Everything we do is handled in a fast, easy, and secure way to ensure you can deal with life's most complicated issues without ever breaking a sweat.

Beyond connecting you with an incarcerated loved one at Central Florida Reception Center, we can:

If you are ready to learn how easy the complicated stuff can be, DoNotPay can help. All you have to do is visit us online.

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