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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Andrea Lozada
Senior Warden

Hilltop (HT)

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 2008


Hilltop Unit
1500 State School Road
Gatesville, TX 76598-2996

Phone: (254) 865-8901 (**031)

Location: Three miles north of Gatesville on Business Hwy 36 in Coryell County

Unit Full Name: Hilltop Unit

Senior Warden: Andrea Lozada

Regional Director: Jerry Sanchez, Region VI

Deputy Division Director: Miguel Martinez

Date Unit Established or On Line: April 1981

Total Employees: 268

Security Employees: 184

Non-Security Employees: 64

Windham Education Employees: 11

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 8; Mental Health = 1

Inmate Gender: Female

Capacity: Unit: 341; Trusty Camp: 212

Custody Levels Housed: G1-G3, Outside Trusty, Youthful Offenders

Approximate Acreage: 1,283 (Co-located with Crain, Murray, and Woodman)

Agricultural Operations: Hilltop, Crain, Hughes, O'Daniel, and Murray work in cooperation: Edible and Field Crops, Farm Shop, Regional Pest Control, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Swine Finishing Operation.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Garment Factory

Facility Operations: Region VI (Gatesville Region) Regional Maintenance Headquarters; Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Pre-Service/In-Service Training Facility; Regional Medical Offices and Training; Larry Dowdy Conference Room and Training Center

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. All services on a single level, including CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.

Special Treatment Programs: COURAGE Program for Youthful Offenders; Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP); Sex Offender Education Program (SOEP); Champions Youth Program (CYP)

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, Title I, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention, Parenting Seminar; Career and Technology Programs: Business Image Management and Multimedia; Diversified Career Preparation - Food Services; Central Texas College Academic

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

Community Work Projects: None

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Literacy/Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activities, Girl Scouts Beyond Bars, Truth Be Told, Women's Storybook Project