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Lewis (GL)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2006

Unit Full Name: Gib Lewis Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 777 FM 3497, Woodville, TX 75990
(409) 283-8181 (**040)
Unit Location: One mile east of Woodville off Hwy 190 on FM 3497 in Tyler County
Senior Warden: Stacey LeBlanc
Regional Director: Stephen Bryant, Region I
Deputy Division Director: John Werner
Date Unit Established or On Line: August 1990
Total Employees: 570
Security Employees: 439
Non-Security Employees: 86
Windham Education Employees: 12
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 28; Mental Health = 5
Offender Gender: Male
Capacity: 2,232 (Includes Expansion Cells)
Custody Levels Housed: G1-G5, Administrative Segregation
Approximate Acreage: 360
Agricultural Operations: Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Unit Garden
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Woodworking Shop
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services with 20 wheelchair-accommodated cells in high security. Digital Medical Services (DMS), electronic specialty clinics, and chronic care clinics available. All services on a single level, including assisted disability services (ADS) showers and CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.
Special Treatment Programs: Administrative Segregation Intermediate Care Program (ASICP)
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Electrical Trades; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Mill and Cabinetmaking
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to county agencies, area school districts, and Habitat for Humanity.
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Mentoring, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities