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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Kelly Strong
Senior Warden

Huntsville (HV)

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2007


Huntsville Unit
815 12th Street
Huntsville, TX 77348

Phone: (936) 437-1555 (**013)

Location: Near downtown Huntsville in Walker County

Unit Full Name: Huntsville Unit

Senior Warden: Kelly Strong

Regional Director: Daniel Dickerson, Region I

Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero

Date Unit Established or On Line: 1849

Total Employees: 446

Security Employees: 330

Non-Security Employees: 88

Windham Education Employees: 11

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 15; Mental Health = 2

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 1,705

Custody Levels Housed: G1-G3, Security Detention, Transient

Approximate Acreage: 54

Agricultural Operations: None

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Textile Mill; Garment Production Warehouse; Mechanical Department (Gas Engine Repair, Tractor Repair, Welding, and Machine Shop)

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Regional Release Site: Discharge, Parole, Mandatory Supervision; Media Center

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release; Career and Technology Programs: Business Image Management and Multimedia; Printing and Imaging Technology; Apprenticeship Programs: Automotive Technician Specialist; Cook/Baker; Lee College Vocational: Auto Mechanics, Auto Mechanics II

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

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 Activities, Support Groups, Mentoring, Victims Awareness, Witness Support Services