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Default Ruben M. Torres Unit - Texas State Prison Info

Torres (TE)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2005

Unit Full Name: Ruben M. Torres Unit

Unit Address and Phone Number: 125 Private Road 4303, Hondo, TX 78861 (830) 426-5325 (**055)

Unit Location: Three (3) miles west of Hondo off of Hwy 90 in Medina County

Senior Warden: Joseph Wilson

Regional Director: Eileen Kennedy, Region IV

CI Division Deputy Director: William L. Stephens

Date Unit Established or On Line: January 1993

Total Employees *: 308

Security Employees *: 220

Non-Security Employees *: 61

Windham Education Employees *: 14

Contract Medical and Psychiatric Employees *: Medical = 13; Psychiatric = 0

Offender Gender: Male

Maximum Capacity*: 1,342

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, G4

Approximate Acreage: 350

Agricultural Operations: Security Horses/Dogs, Unit Garden and Texas Gleaning Food Bank Project

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Print Shop

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines; Laundry services provided for the Ney State Jail

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. All services on a single level. Managed by UTMB

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive InterventionCareer and Technology Programs: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Electrical Trades Southwest Texas Junior College Academic

Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, HIV Peer Education, Project RIO, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, local school districts, local organizations, the area food bank and Texas Parks and Wildlife

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Mentoring, Religious/Faith Based studies and Activities

* Data as of July 31, 2010

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