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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Donald Muniz
Senior Warden

Wainwright (EA)

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 1999


J. Dale Wainwright Unit
2665 Jovian Motley Boulevard
Lovelady, TX 75851

Phone: (936) 636-7321 (**009)

Location: Thirteen miles west of Trinity on FM 230 in Houston County

Unit Full Name: J. Dale Wainwright Unit

Senior Warden: Donald Muniz

Regional Director: Daniel Dickerson, Region I

Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero

Family Liaison Coordinator: Deborah Phillips

Date Unit Established or On Line: April 1917

Total Employees: 423

Security Employees: 297

Non-Security Employees: 93

Windham Education Employees: 12

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 18; Mental Health = 3

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: Unit: 2,143; Trusty Camp: Idled

Custody Levels Housed: G1-G4, Security Detention, Transient

Approximate Acreage: 12,789

Agricultural Operations: Cow/Calf and Heifer Development Operations, Egg Laying Operation, Farm Shop, Feedmill and Grain Storage, Edible and Field Crops, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Swine Farrowing/Nursery/Finishing Operations

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Garment Factory

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Digital Medical Services (DMS), electronic specialty clinics, and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention; Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (Engine Performance); Painting and Decorating; Lee College Academic; Lee College Vocational: Food Service Preparation; Advanced Food Service Preparation

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

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

Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Mentoring, Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activities, Post-Release Housing