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04-03-2012, 06:44 PM
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 77342
(936) 437-1555 (**013)

Unit Location: Near downtown Huntsville in Walker County

Senior Warden: James Jones

Regional Director: Michael Upshaw, Region I (

CI Division Deputy Director: William L. Stephens

Date Unit Established or On Line: 1849

Total Employees *: 467

Security Employees *: 338

Non-Security Employees *: 86

Windham Education Employees *: 19

Contract Medical and Psychiatric Employees *: Medical = 21; Psychiatric = 3

Offender Gender: Male

Maximum Capacity*: 1,705

Custody Levels Housed: G1 - G3, Administrative Segregation

Approximate Acreage: 54.36

Agricultural Operations: None

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Textile Mill, Garment Production
Warehouse, Mechanical Shop

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Offender Releasing: Discharge/Parole/Mandatory Supervision; Media Center

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental ( and mental health services. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive InterventionCareer and Technology Programs: Business Image Management & Multimedia

Apprenticeship Programs: Automotive Technician Specialist, Cook/Baker, Graphic DesignerLee College Academic

Lee College Vocational: Auto Mechanics

Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), HIV Peer Education, Project RIO, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours

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 Actvities, Support Groups, Mentoring, Victims Awareness

* Data as of July 31, 2010