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Huntsville (HV)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2007

Unit Full Name: Huntsville Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 815 12th Street, Huntsville, TX 77348
(936) 437-1555 (**013)
Unit Location: Near downtown Huntsville in Walker County
Senior Warden: James Jones
Regional Director: Wayne Brewer, Region I
CI Division Deputy Director: Billy Hirsch
Date Unit Established or On Line: 1849
Total Employees *: 446
Security Employees *: 330
Non-Security Employees *: 88
Windham Education Employees *: 11
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees *: Medical = 15; Mental Health = 2
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum Capacity *: 1,705
Custody Levels Housed: G1-G3, Administrative Segregation, Transient
Approximate Acreage: 54
Agricultural Operations: None
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Textile Mill; Garment Production Warehouse; Mechanical Department (Gas Engine Repair, Tractor Repair, Welding, and Machine Shop)
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Regional Release Site: Discharge, Parole, Mandatory Supervision; Media Center
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB.
Special Treatment Programs: Sex Offender Education Program (SOEP)
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release
Career and Technology Programs: Business Image Management and Multimedia; Printing and Imaging Technology
Apprenticeship Programs: Automotive Technician Specialist; Cook/Baker
Lee College Vocational: Auto Mechanics, Auto Mechanics II
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies and local organizations.
Volunteer Initiatives: Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Support Groups, Mentoring, Victims Awareness, Witness Support Services

* Data as of September 15, 2016