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Central (C)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2007

Unit Full Name: Central Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: One Circle Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77498
(281) 491-2146 (**004)
Unit Location: Two (2) miles west of Sugar Land on Hwy 90A in Fort Bend County
Senior Warden: Herman Weston, Jr.
Regional Director: Paul Morales, Region III
CI Division Deputy Director: William L. Stephens
Date Unit Established or On Line: April 1909
Total Employees *: 309
Security Employees *: 223
Non-Security Employees *: 53
Windham Education Employees *: 15
Contract Medical and Psychiatric Employees *: Medical = 16; Psychiatric = 2
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum Capacity*: Unit: 741, Trusty Camp: 319
Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, Outside Trusty
Approximate Acreage: 325.8
Agricultural Operations: Combine shed
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Soap and Detergent Factory, Mechanical Shop, Central Satellite Motor Pool, Freight Terminal, Sugar Land Distribution Center
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Southern Regional Health Services
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental and mental health services. Telemedicine Services available. Managed by UTMB
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention, Parenting Seminar,
Career and Technology Programs: Truck Driving
Alvin Community College Academic
Alvin Community College Vocational: Horticulture, Drafting, Food Service Preparation
Alvin Community College Workforce
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, HIV Peer Education, Project RIO, Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers
Community Work Projects: None
Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Mentoring, Support Groups, Life Skills, Victims Awareness, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

* Data as of July 31, 2010