DOC: Name change for Lowell Reception Center

Published: Monday, August 26, 2013 at 2:50 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, August 26, 2013 at 2:50 p.m.

The Florida Department of Corrections announced Monday that the Lowell Reception Center has been renamed the Florida Women's Reception Center.

The facility will remain the reception center for all female inmates in the state of Florida. It is located in north Marion County, across from Lowell Correctional Institution.

The Florida Women's Reception Center has a capacity of 1,345 inmates has multiple missions and offers a variety of programs to help inmates prepare for re-entry into society.

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