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Correctional Institutions Division - State Operated State Jail

Lorie Larson
Senior Warden

Woodman (WM)

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2002


Linda Woodman State Jail
1210 Coryell City Road
Gatesville, TX 76528

Phone: (254) 865-9398

Location: North of downtown Gatesville on FM 929 (Coryell City Road) in Coryell County

Unit Full Name: Linda Woodman State Jail

Senior Warden: Lorie Larson

Regional Director: Jerry Sanchez, Region VI

Deputy Division Director: Miguel Martinez

Date Unit Established or On Line: June 1997

Total Employees: 270

Security Employees: 174

Non-Security Employees: 55

Windham Education Employees: 18

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 20; Mental Health = 3

Inmate Gender: Female

Capacity: 900

Custody Levels Housed: J1, J2, J4, Segregation, G1, G2, Transient

Approximate Acreage: 1,283 (Co-located with Crain, Hilltop, and Murray)

Agricultural Operations: None

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Diagnostic Intake Facility for female offenders; Substance abuse screening and assessment

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

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention, Parenting Seminar; Career and Technology Programs: Business Computer Information Systems I; Electrical Trades; Painting and Decorating

Additional Programs/Services: Faith-Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers, GO KIDS Initiative, Coryell County Community Leadership Unit Tour

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city agencies, Habitat for Humanity, local organizations, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Arts/Crafts, Parent Training, Support Groups, Victims Awareness, Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activities, Women's Storybook Project, Girl Scouts Beyond Bars