Facility Address & Contact Information
United States Penitentiary Coleman 1
846 N.E. 54th Terrace
Coleman, FL 33521
BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/cop/
Inmate Correspondence Address
Inmate Name and Registration Number
USP Coleman 1
P.O. Box 1033
Coleman, FL 33521
NOTE: Funds cannot be sent directly to inmates. See our page on sending money to federal prisoners for more information.
Security Level: High
Location: USP Coleman 1 is located in central Florida, south of the town of Coleman, off Highway 301 on State Road 470 in Sumter County; about 50 miles northwest of Orlando, 60 miles northeast of Tampa, and 35 miles south of Ocala.
BOP Region: Southeast Region (SER)
BOP Institution Code: COP for USP Coleman 1, COX for Coleman Federal Correctional Complex
Medical Care: Level 3. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.
Judicial District: Middle District of Florida
Population (as of Sept. 23, 2020): 1,101
Background: USP Coleman 1 was opened in 2001. It is part of the Coleman Federal Correctional Complex (FCC).
Housing: Inmates are housed in one and two-person cells.
Health Services: USP Coleman 1 provides sick-call, first-aid, dental care, eyeglasses, physical examinations, emergency and routine treatment, and follow-up care. Prescription medications are available through the pharmacy. Inmates must submit a triage form in order to be evaluated for routine care. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day.
Psychology Services: USP Coleman 1 psychology services include an initial intake exam and services for emotional problems, sexual assault prevention, and the CODE program. The Challenge Program is also available for inmates who are prone to substance abuse, mental illness, and violence. Upcoming treatment offerings are posted in inmate housing units. Inmates must visit Psychology Services open house or file a cop-out to request program placement. Psychologists are available for individual and/or group psychotherapy as needed.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): USP Coleman 1 does not house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). A Drug Abuse Education class, the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP), Challenge Program, and referrals to the Residential Drug Abuse Program are available.
Education Services: USP Coleman 1 provides literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs in English and Spanish. Students who complete the GED tests are awarded $25, which is added to their commissary accounts, and are provided with an opportunity to participate in a graduation ceremony. Classes in business, Spanish, Commercial Driver’s License, creative writing, parenting, public speaking, Pre-Release Programming, employment, and personal finance skills are also offered. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.
Advanced Occupational Education: USP Coleman 1 offers a Culinary Arts advanced occupational education program.
Vocational Training: Vocational training classes include Culinary Arts, Custodial Maintenance, and MS Office.
Apprenticeship: USP Coleman 1 offers apprenticeships in Cook, Electrician, HVAC, and Plumbing.
Library Services: A law and leisure library are available to inmates at USP Coleman 1. The law library houses TRULINCS Electronic Law Library terminals, a copy machine, and typewriters. The leisure library has newspapers, periodicals, and fiction and nonfiction books. Both libraries are open from Monday through Saturday and closed on Sundays and holidays.
UNICOR: USP Coleman 1 does not house a UNICOR facility.
Commissary: Inmates with funds in their accounts are permitted to spend up to $360.00 per month on items such as food, snacks, candy, ice cream, electronics, clothing, and shoes. Toothpaste, toothbrushes, combs, razors, and soap are issued by the institution. Inmates may purchase name brand items through the commissary. Designated shopping days take place once per week.
Recreation Services: USP Coleman 1 provides a recreation yard, hobby craft center, leisure center, sports leagues, music center, cards and games room, and a fitness area. The fitness area is set up with spinning bikes, treadmills, elliptical machines, rowing machines, step machines, and sit up boards. The games room includes table games such as foosball and ping pong. Inmates are allowed to participate in these activities during non-work hours.
Visitation Information: See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
Directions to Prison:
For a comprehensive look at life in federal prison, pick up a copy of Christopher Zoukis’ Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons. For more detailed information about USP Coleman 1, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.