Facility Address & Contact Information
United States Penitentiary Coleman 2
846 N.E. 54th Terrace
Coleman, FL 33521
BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/clp/
Inmate Correspondence Address
Inmate Name and Registration Number
USP Coleman 2
P.O. Box 1034
Coleman, FL 33521
NOTE: Funds cannot be sent directly to inmates. See our page on sending money to federal prisoners more information.
Security Level: High
Location: USP Coleman 2 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: South East Region (SER)
BOP Institution Code: CLP for USP Coleman 2, 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): 977
Background: USP Coleman 2 is part of the Coleman Federal Correctional Complex (FCC). According to writings from former prisoner Nate A. Lindell, USP Coleman 2 was “a so-called special-needs prison — a ‘safe’ facility where informants, former cops, ex-gang members, check-ins (prisoners who intentionally put themselves in solitary confinement to be safe), homosexuals, and sex offenders can all, supposedly, walk the Yard freely.”
Housing: Inmates are housed in one and two-person cells.
Health Services: USP Coleman 2 provides sick-call, first-aid, dental care, eyeglasses, physical exams, emergency and routine treatment, and follow-up care. Prescription medications are available through the pharmacy. Over-the-counter medications are available through the commissary. Inmates are assigned a specific health services provider who treats them throughout their stay.
Psychology Services: Clinical psychologists provide assessment and treatment for problems such as depression, anxiety, and interpersonal issues. Treatment is offered through individual and group psychotherapy, as well as several self-help programs that utilize self-help books. Typical groups include anger management and criminal thinking.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): USP Coleman 2 does not offer the Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). Referrals to institutions that do offer RDAP are available. The facility does offer the Drug Abuse Education class, the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Treatment (NR-DAP), Residential Challenge Program, and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
Education Services: USP Coleman 2 provides a literacy program in English and Spanish for inmates who do not have a high school diploma or a GED. English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) is also available. Students who complete the GED exam are awarded $25, which is added to their commissary accounts, and an opportunity to participate in a graduation ceremony. Students receiving a Student-of-the-Month award will receive a $5 cash award. Also offered is a robust Adult Continuing Education (ACE) program, with courses in business, Spanish, Commercial Driver’s License, creative writing, parenting, public speaking, Pre-Release Programming, employment, and personal finance skills. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.
Advanced Occupational Education: USP Coleman 2 offers advanced occupational education in Culinary Arts, Electrical, Fundamentals of Maintenance, HVAC, MS Office, and Custodial Maintenance.
Vocational Training: USP Coleman 2 does not currently offer any vocational training programs.
Apprenticeship: USP Coleman 2 offers Cook, HVAC, Electrical, Cook: Hotel and Restaurant, and Plumbing apprenticeship programs.
Library Services: A law and leisure library is available to inmates at USP Coleman 2. The library allows inmates to check out books, magazines, and newspapers. The law library offers typewriters, a copy machine, and the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library which is open Monday through Friday.
UNICOR: USP Coleman 2 does not house a UNICOR facility.
Commissary: A spending limit of $360.00 is imposed monthly. Inmates are allowed to shop in the commissary once a week on their designated shopping day. Schedules are posted in each housing unit. Popular items include ice cream, sodas, snacks, foods, and clothing.
Recreation Services: USP Coleman 2 provides a recreation yard, hobby craft center, leisure center, sports leagues, music center, cards and games room, and a fitness area. Music theory classes are offered in piano, drums, classical, and saxophone. The Recreation Department is open seven days a week. Throughout the calendar year, the Recreation Department sponsors contests and tournaments on all recognized federal holidays. Prize bags (edibles) will be awarded as prizes for first place winners.
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 2, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.