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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Kurtis Pharr
Senior Warden

Clemens (CN/RV)

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2007


Clemens Unit
11034 Hwy 36
Brazoria, TX 77422

Phone: (979) 798-2188 (**005)

Location: Intersection of FM 2004 and Hwy 36 in Brazoria County

Unit Full Name: Clemens Unit

Senior Warden: Kurtis Pharr

Regional Director: Maricia Jackson, Region III

Deputy Division Director: Richard Babcock

Date Unit Established or On Line: 1893

Total Employees: 348

Security Employees: 251

Non-Security Employees: 68

Windham Education Employees: 16

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 11; Mental Health = 2

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: Unit: 894; Trusty Camp: 321; Trusty Camp #2: 321

Custody Levels Housed: G1-G4, Security Detention, Outside Trusty, Youthful Offenders

Approximate Acreage: 8,008

Agricultural Operations: Beef Cattle Operation, Edible and Field Crops, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Swine Finishing Operation, Farm Shop, Grain Storage

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Digital Medical Services (DMS), electronic specialty clinics, and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, Title I, CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention; Career and Technology Programs: Bricklaying/Stone Masonry; Construction Carpentry; Alvin Community College Vocational: Computer Repair; Drafting

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

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies and Habitat for Humanity.

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