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Luther (P2)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 2003

Unit Full Name: O.L. Luther Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 1800 Luther Drive, Navasota, TX 77868
(936) 825-7547 (**029)
Unit Location: Ten miles southwest of Navasota off Hwy 6 on FM 2 in Grimes County
Senior Warden: James McKee
Regional Director: Melodye Nelson, Region VI
CI Division Deputy Director: Billy Hirsch
Date Unit Established or On Line: July 1982
Total Employees *: 323
Security Employees *: 231
Non-Security Employees *: 59
Windham Education Employees *: 11
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees *: Medical = 20; Mental Health = 2
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum Capacity *: Unit: 1,102
Trusty Camp: 214
Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, G3, Outside Trusty
Approximate Acreage: 7,002 (Co-located with Pack)
Agricultural Operations: Luther and Pack work in cooperation: Cow/Calf Operation, Edible and Field Crops, Farm Shop, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Swine Finishing Operation, Grain Storage, and Buffalo Ranch (11,002 acres).
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Stainless Steel Plant
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: None
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Twelve-bed assisted living infirmary. Digital Medical Services (DMS), electronic specialty clinics, and chronic care clinics available. All services on a single level, including CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, Title I, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (Brakes); Electrical Trades; Welding
Lee College Vocational: Welding; Advanced Welding
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to local organizations.
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Life Skills, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Administrative Segregation Outreach Program

* Data as of September 15, 2016