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Formby (FB)

Correctional Institutions Division - State Operated State Jail

ACA Accredited Unit Since April 2005

Unit Full Name: Formby State Jail
Unit Address and Phone Number: 998 County Road AA, Plainview, TX 79072
(806) 296-2448 (**106)
Unit Location: Five miles east of Plainview on Hwy 70 in Hale County
Senior Warden: Gregory David
Regional Director: David Blackwell, Region V
Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero
Date Unit Established or On Line: September 1995
Total Employees: 278
Security Employees: 206
Non-Security Employees: 45
Windham Education Employees: 14
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 13; Mental Health = 0
Inmate Gender: Male
Capacity: 1,100
Custody Levels Housed: J1-J5
G2, G4, Transient
Approximate Acreage: 601 (Co-located with Wheeler)
Agricultural Operations: Formby and Wheeler work in cooperation: Contract Farming, Unit Garden, and Security Horses.
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Telemedicine Services available. All services available on a single level, including CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by Texas Tech.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Construction Carpentry; Culinary Arts; Electrical Trades
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), My Dad Reads to Me (Storybook), Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided Habitat for Humanity.
Volunteer Initiatives: Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Parent Training