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Hodge (HD)

Correctional Institutions Division - Developmental Disabilities Program

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2008

Unit Full Name: Jerry H. Hodge Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 379 FM 2972 West, Rusk, TX 75785-3666
(903) 683-5781 (**075)
Unit Location: West of Hwy 69 North on FM 2972 West in Cherokee County
Senior Warden: John McDaniel
Regional Director: Garth Parker, Region II
Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero
Date Unit Established or On Line: March 1995
Total Employees: 333
Security Employees: 257
Non-Security Employees: 40
Windham Education Employees: 11
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 3; Mental Health = 22
Inmate Gender: Male
Capacity: 989
Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, Developmentally Disabled
Approximate Acreage: 58 (Co-located with Skyview)
(Additional 92 leased acres)
Agricultural Operations: None
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: None
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB.
Special Treatment Programs: Developmental Disabilities Program (DDP)
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education (Adaptive Skills), CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Custodial Technician; Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance; Restaurant Management
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies and local organizations.
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Mentoring, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Family Visitation Center