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Correctional Institutions Division – Pre-Release Facility


Felipe Gonzalez
Senior Warden

Segovia (EN)

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2006

Address:

Manuel A. Segovia Unit
1201 E. El Cibolo Road
Edinburg, TX 78542

Phone: (956) 316-2400 (**078)

Location: 9.4 miles north of Edinburg off Hwy 281 in Hidalgo County


Unit Full Name: Manuel A. Segovia Unit

Senior Warden: Felipe Gonzalez

Regional Director: Joel Gauna, Region IV

Deputy Division Director: John Werner

Date Unit Established or On Line: March 1995

Total Employees: 233

Security Employees: 169

Non-Security Employees: 41

Windham Education Employees: 9

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 13; Mental Health = 1

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 1,224

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2

Approximate Acreage: 300 (Co-located with Lopez)

Agricultural Operations: Segovia and Lopez work in cooperation: Contract Farming, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines; Laundry services provided for the Lopez State Jail.

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention

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

Community Work Projects: Services provided to the Texas Department of Transportation, the area food bank, Habitat for Humanity, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.

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