All About The Reception and Medical Center In Lake Butler, FL

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How to Visit an Inmate at Reception and Medical Center

Reception and Medical Center is a complex of various correctional facilities located in Lake Butler, FL. Established in 1968, the complex consists of the West Unit and work camp under the supervision of warden Joseph Edwards. The facility population is adult males, with approximately 1,100 inmates housed in West Unit and 1,500 in the work camp.

We will help you find an inmate in custody, get in touch, and learn how to address a letter to an inmate and write a prisoner. If you want to visit instead of being prison pen pals, we can also help you schedule inmate visitation with your loved one. DoNotPay makes finding an inmate easy and can help you send letters and photos to your loved one in prison.

How Can I Contact Reception and Medical Center?

If you want to contact an inmate or representative at Reception and Medical Center, you can reach the facility by phone, mail, or in-person. Since Reception and Medical Center has two facilities it is critical to ensure you have the correct facility.

How to Contact West Unit Facility?

If your loved one is located at the Reception and Medical Center West Unit, you can contact them using the following methods:

Physical Address8183 SW 152nd Loop, Lake Butler, Florida 32054-0628
Mailing AddressPost Office Box 628, Lake Butler, Florida 32054-0628 (Include inmate name and ID number to send mail to an inmate.)
Phone Number386-496-6002

If you enter the physical address into your GPS or app, the location may not be entirely accurate. Follow these directions to ensure you arrive at the correct location:

  • Take exit 303 on I-10 if you are north of Lake Butler.
  • Make a left onto Highway 10A to 100
  • Make another left toward Lake Butler
  • After 21 miles, make a right onto Highway 231
  • Continue south for 2 miles
  • If you are coming from the south or west, you can take I-75 to exit 427 and follow 90 east to highway 100
  • Take a left toward Lake Butler
  • Take a right onto Highway 231
  • Continue 2 miles to reach West Unit

Florida Department of Corrections requires a form to be granted visitation access. Complete the form and mail it to the address specified. General visitation hours are 9 AM to 3 PM. While it can be difficult to visit due to COVID-19 safety precautions, you can help reach out by writing letters to inmates. DoNotPay can help you locate your loved one and send and receive letters.

How to Contact the Work Camp Facility?

Reception and Medical Center Work Camp is a satellite facility that is temporarily closed. If you are looking for an inmate in Reception and Medical Center Work Camp's custody, they may be in another facility. DoNotPay can help you locate your incarcerated loved one in seconds. We search thousands of correctional facilities for your loved one.

When the work camp facility reopens, you can contact a representative or inmate using the following:

Physical Address7765 S CR 231, Lake Butler, Florida 32054-0628
Mailing AddressPost Office Box 628, Lake Butler, Florida 32054-0628 (Include inmate name and ID number to send mail to an inmate.)
Phone Number386-496-6000

Ensure You Are Contacting the Correct Facility

There are thousands of prisons in the US. Before contacting any correctional facility, save time and money by ensuring you have the correct facility. Follow these steps to locate an inmate:

  1. Open the DoNotPay app or website
  2. Click "Locate Someone" from the tab "Connect With an Inmate"
  3. Enter the inmate's state and name and press "Submit"

DoNotPay is the fast and easy way to find an inmate in one of the thousands of US correctional facilities.

Conveniently Contact an Inmate With DoNotPay

Locating an inmate can be time-consuming and frustrating. Once you've located an inmate, it can be expensive to call, visit, or send mail to your incarcerated loved one. DoNotPay locates your loved one and allows you to send letters and photos from our easy-to-use mobile app or website. Connect with an inmate in 5 simple steps.

  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!

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