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Travis County (TI)

Correctional Institutions Division - State Operated State Jail

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2008

Unit Full Name: Travis County State Jail
Unit Address and Phone Number: 8101 FM 969, Austin, TX 78724
(512) 926-4482 (**118)
Unit Location: Two miles east of Hwy 183 on FM 969 in Travis County
Senior Warden: Kimberly Woodall
Regional Director: Melodye Nelson, Region VI
CI Division Deputy Director: Billy Hirsch
Date Unit Established or On Line: February 1997
Total Employees *: 264
Security Employees *: 185
Non-Security Employees *: 48
Windham Education Employees *: 16
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees *: Medical = 13; Mental Health = 2
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum Capacity *: 1,161
Custody Levels Housed: J1, J2, J4
G1, G2, Transient, Youthful Offenders
Approximate Acreage: 95
Agricultural Operations: Unit Garden
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines; Narcotic Canines
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Telemedicine and Digital Medical Services (DMS) available. All services on a single level. Managed by UTMB.
Special Treatment Programs: State Jail Substance Abuse Treatment Program, Commitment to Change, State Jail Youthful Offender Program
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Title I, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Business Image Management and Multimedia; Landscape Design, Construction, and Maintenance
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Prison Deterrence Education Program, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, Peer Education, Crime Prevention Institute, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, Crime Stoppers, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies.
Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Marriage Training, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Family Reintegration, Storybook Project

* Data as of September 15, 2016