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Jester IV (J4)

Correctional Institutions Division – Psychiatric Facility

Unit Full Name: Beauford H. Jester IV Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 4 Jester Road, Richmond, TX 77406
(281) 277-3700 (**033)
Unit Location: Four miles east of Richmond on Hwy 90A in Fort Bend County
Senior Warden: Richard Babcock
Regional Director: Ronald Givens, Region III
CI Division Deputy Director: Billy Hirsch
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
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum 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

* Data as of September 15, 2016