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Montford (JM)

Correctional Institutions Division - Psychiatric Facility

ACA Accredited Unit Since April 2007

Unit Full Name: John Montford Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 8602 Peach Street, Lubbock, TX 79404
(806) 745-1021 (**090)
Unit Location: Two miles southeast of Loop 289 on Hwy 84 in Lubbock County
Senior Warden: Adrian Amonett
Regional Director: David Blackwell, Region V
Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero
Date Unit Established or On Line: Trusty Camp - December 1994;
Montford Psych Unit - July 1995;
Western Regional Medical Facility - August 1996
Total Employees: 705
Security Employees: 413
Non-Security Employees: 48
Windham Education Employees: 2
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 146; Mental Health = 96
Offender Gender: Male
Capacity: Unit: 550
Trusty Camp: 400
Medical Facility: 94
Custody Levels Housed: Outside Trusty, All levels requiring mental health treatment
Medical Facility: All levels requiring medical treatment
Approximate Acreage: 1,304
Agricultural Operations: Contract Farming, Regional Pest Control, Unit Garden, Unit Food Bank Garden Program
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Special Needs Kitchen
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Fifty skilled nursing beds, which includes six respiratory isolation rooms and 44 long-term care beds, for a total of 94 infirmary beds. Thirty-bed holding area available and an additional 550 in-patient mental health beds. Type I Geriatric Facility. On-site surgical suite, dialysis facility, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, chronic care clinic, and brace and limb services. Telemedicine Services available. All services on a single level, including CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by Texas Tech.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services, Reentry Planning, Crime Stoppers, Community Tours, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city agencies, the area food bank, local organizations, the Texas Department of Transportation, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Volunteer Initiatives: Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Mentoring, Life Skills, Parent Training, Marriage Training, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities