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Goree (GR)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2007

Unit Full Name: Thomas Goree Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 7405 Hwy 75 South, Huntsville, TX 77344
(936) 295-6331 (**012)
Unit Location: Four miles south of downtown Huntsville on Highway 75 South in Walker County
Senior Warden: Cynthia Tilley
Regional Director: Stephen Bryant, Region I
Deputy Division Director: John Werner
Date Unit Established or On Line: 1907
Total Employees: 315
Security Employees: 227
Non-Security Employees: 74
Windham Education Employees: 1
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 13; Mental Health = 0
Inmate Gender: Male
Capacity: Unit: 1,000
Trusty Camp: 321
Custody Levels Housed: G1-G3, Administrative Segregation, Outside Trusty, Transient
Approximate Acreage: 717
Agricultural Operations: Horse Breeding Program
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Dynamic Risk Assessment for male offenders; Transient facility for female offenders enroute to Hospital Galveston; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Digital Medical Services (DMS), electronic specialty clinics, respiratory treatment, and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB.
Special Treatment Programs: Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP)
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED)
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, local organizations, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities