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Henley (LT)

Correctional Institutions Division - State Operated State Jail

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 1999

Unit Full Name: Dempsie Henley State Jail
Unit Address and Phone Number: 7581 Hwy 321, Dayton, TX 77535
(936) 258-2476 (**083)
Unit Location: Five miles north of Dayton on Highway 321 in Liberty County
Senior Warden: Maricia Jackson
Regional Director: John Werner, Region III
CI Division Deputy Director: Billy Hirsch
Date Unit Established or On Line: May 1995
Total Employees *: 124
Security Employees *: 87
Non-Security Employees *: 21
Windham Education Employees *: 6
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees *: Medical = 7; Mental Health = 3
Offender Gender: Female
Maximum Capacity *: 576
Custody Levels Housed: J1-J2
Transient, IPTC, Substance Abuse Offenders
Approximate Acreage: 394 (Co-located with Hightower and Plane)
Agricultural Operations: Henley, Hightower, and Plane work in cooperation: Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden.
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: None
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Digital Medical Services (DMS) and electronic specialty clinics available. All services on a single level, including assisted disability services (ADS) showers and CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.
Special Treatment Programs: Special Needs Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facility (SAFPF); Special Needs In-Prison Therapeutic Community (IPTC)
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention, Parenting Seminar
Career and Technology Programs: Business Computer Information Systems I
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, area school districts, and Habitat for Humanity.
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Victims Awareness, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Family Visitation Center, Supporting Kids of Incarcerated Parents (SKIP), Women's Storybook Project

* Data as of September 15, 2016