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Correctional Institutions Division – Psychiatric Facility


Jerry Sanchez
Senior Warden

Jester IV (J4)

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2007

Address:

Beauford H. Jester IV Unit
4 Jester Road
Richmond, TX 77406

Phone: (281) 277-3700 (**033)

Location: Four miles east of Richmond on Hwy 90A in Fort Bend County


Unit Full Name: Beauford H. Jester IV Unit

Senior Warden: Jerry Sanchez

Regional Director: Maricia Jackson, Region III

Deputy Division Director: John Werner

Date Unit Established or On Line: November 1993

Total Employees: 381

Security Employees: 301

Non-Security Employees: 41

Windham Education Employees: 0

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 8; Mental Health = 31

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 550

Custody Levels Housed: Mental Health

Approximate Acreage: 933 (Co-located with Jester I, Jester III, and Vance)

Agricultural Operations: None

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and in-patient mental health services. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Digital Medical Services (DMS), electronic specialty clinics, chronic care clinic, and CPAP accommodating housing available. There are 550 in-patient mental health beds available. All services on a single level. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Special Education; Alvin Community College Vocational: Food Service Preparation

Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative

Community Work Projects: None

Volunteer Initiatives: Life Skills, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities