Coleman Low Federal Correctional Institution


Coleman Low Federal Correctional Institution

Coleman Low Federal Correctional Institution 

Along with the other facilities in the Coleman Federal Correctional Complex, Coleman Low Federal Correctional Institution is located in Sumter County, Florida. FCI Coleman Low is a low security correctional institution holding male offenders. The facility has over 1800 inmates currently, although it was originally designed to have a bed capacity of only 1536.  The prison consists of 12 different housing units.  Inmates can be housed in 1 of the 3 two-story buildings that are each comprised of 4 different housing units.   Each housing unit further divided into two different wings, which each have 64 cells. The cells are designed for 2 inmates, however some cells have three beds, due to the increased population of offenders. On average, inmates range from 19 - 81 years old and usually stay at the facility on average for 11 years. 

All inmates are required to be part of education courses and have a job. Inmates will be tested when they first arrive to the facility to see what kind of education courses would be most beneficial for them. The Education Department also requires all inmates to either have a high school diploma or a GED equivalent.  If an inmate does not have either, they will be placed into a GED program in order to receive this certificate.  For inmates who do not speak English as a first language, the facility offers a program to help those learn the English language. Classes are taught on Monday through Friday.

Coleman Low Federal Correctional Institution offers eight different apprenticeship programs that offenders can participate in. To prepare themselves for the jobs at the facility, inmates are encouraged to take elective courses that are available. Elective courses include Business Education, Computer Education, Culinary Arts, Horticulture, Cosmetology, HVAC, Custodial Maintenance, and Electrical work. Parenting programs are also available to those who believe they would benefit from this course.

Visiting Hours at Coleman Low Federal Correctional Institution:

  • Visiting at Coleman Low Federal Correctional Institution is conducted from 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Sundays, Mondays, Saturdays, and federal holidays. New visitors are not admitted into the visiting room after 2:00.
  • Once the visiting room becomes crowded, visitors will be asked to leave. Local visitors and volunteers will be the first visitors removed from the visiting room when overcrowding occurs.
  • Inmates have 7 visiting points per month. Weekend visits deduct 3 points and weekday visits deduct 1 point. Holiday visits also deduct 3 points.
  • In order to visit, you must be on the inmate's visiting list. An inmate's visiting list usually can only have up to 20 people, and no more than 10 can be friends/associates.
  • Inmates can have up to 5 visitors at once,  this does not include children under the age of 2. 

Physical Address:

Coleman Low Federal Correctional Institution 
846 NE 54th Terrace
Sumterville, Florida 33521



Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
Coleman Low Federal Correctional Institution 
P.O. Box 1031
Coleman, Florida 33521