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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Charles Meador
Senior Warden

Moore, C. (CM)

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 2000


Choice Moore Unit
1700 North FM 87
Bonham, TX 75418

Phone: (903) 583-4464 (**079)

Location: Three miles west of Bonham off Hwy 56, north on FM 87 in Fannin County

Unit Full Name: Choice Moore Unit

Senior Warden: Charles Meador

Regional Director: Carol Monroe, Region II

Deputy Division Director: Miguel Martinez

Date Unit Established or On Line: May 1995

Total Employees: 245

Security Employees: 173

Non-Security Employees: 46

Windham Education Employees: 10

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 16; Mental Health = 0

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 1,224

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2

Approximate Acreage: 697 (Co-located with Cole)

Agricultural Operations: C. Moore and Cole work in cooperation: Contract Farming and Grazing, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden. Moore participates in the Unit Food Bank Garden Program.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines; Laundry services provided for Cole State Jail.

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

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention

Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers, Faith-Based Dormitory, GO KIDS Initiative, Reentry Planning

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city agencies, the area food bank, local organizations, the Texas Department of Transportation, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Volunteer Initiatives: Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Marriage Training, Parent Training, Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activities