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Dalhart (DH)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2007

Unit Full Name: Dalhart Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 11950 FM 998, Dalhart, TX 79022
(806) 249-8655 (**072)
Unit Location: Four miles west of Dalhart on Hwy 54 and one mile south on FM 998 in Hartley County
Senior Warden: Kevin Belt
Regional Director: David Blackwell, Region V
Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero
Date Unit Established or On Line: February 1995
Total Employees: 237
Security Employees: 168
Non-Security Employees: 45
Windham Education Employees: 7
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 17; Mental Health = 0
Inmate Gender: Male
Capacity: 1,398
Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, G4
Approximate Acreage: 1,520 (Additional 559 leased acres)
Agricultural Operations: Contract Farming and Grazing, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Unit Garden
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Telemedicine Services and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by Texas Tech.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Construction Carpentry; Piping Trades/Plumbing
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, area school districts, and local organizations.
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities