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Hughes (AH)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2001

Unit Full Name: Alfred D. Hughes Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: Route 2 Box 4400, Gatesville, TX 76597
(254) 865-6663 (**042)
Unit Location: 3201 FM 929, 1.5 miles north of Loop 36 in Coryell County
Senior Warden: Darren Wallace
Regional Director: Melodye Nelson, Region VI
CI Division Deputy Director: Billy Hirsch
Date Unit Established or On Line: January 1990
Total Employees *: 741
Security Employees *: 579
Non-Security Employees *: 104
Windham Education Employees *: 9
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees *: Medical = 43; Mental Health = 5
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum Capacity *: 2,984
Custody Levels Housed: G1-G5, Administrative Segregation, Safekeeping
Approximate Acreage: 390
Agricultural Operations: Hughes, Crain, Hilltop, Mountain View, and Murray work in cooperation: Edible and Field Crops, Farm Shop, Regional Pest Control, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Swine Finishing Operation.
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Garment Factory
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Infirmary includes 15 assisted living beds and two mental health observation rooms. Brace and limb clinic and optometry services available. Telemedicine Services available. All services on a single level, including assisted disability services (ADS) showers and CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Custodial Technician; Major Appliance Service Technology; Pipe Fitting
Central Texas College Academic / Texas A&M (Central Texas) University Academic
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 city agencies and area school districts.
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

* Data as of September 15, 2016