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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Bruce Armstrong
Senior Warden

Hughes (AH)

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2001


Alfred D. Hughes Unit
Route 2 Box 4400
Gatesville, TX 76597

Phone: (254) 865-6663 (**042)

Location: 3201 FM 929, 1.5 miles north of Loop 36 in Coryell County

Unit Full Name: Alfred D. Hughes Unit

Senior Warden: Bruce Armstrong

Regional Director: Carol Monroe, Region VI

Deputy Division Director: Miguel Martinez

Date Unit Established or On Line: January 1990

Total Employees: 741

Security Employees: 579

Non-Security Employees: 104

Windham Education Employees: 9

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 43; Mental Health = 5

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 2,984

Custody Levels Housed: G1-G5, Security Detention, Safekeeping

Approximate Acreage: 390

Agricultural Operations: Hughes, Crain, Hilltop, Mountain View, and Murray work in cooperation: Edible and Field Crops, Farm Shop, Regional Pest Control, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Swine Finishing Operation.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Garment Factory

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Infirmary includes 15 assisted living beds and two mental health observation rooms. Brace and limb clinic and optometry services available. Telemedicine Services available. All services on a single level, including assisted disability services (ADS) showers and CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.

Special Treatment Programs: Mental Health Therapeutic Diversion Program (MHTDP)

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention Career and Technology Programs: Custodial Technician; Major Appliance Service Technology; Pipe Fitting Central Texas College Academic/Texas A&M (Central Texas) University Academic

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

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city agencies and area school districts.

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities