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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Sergio Perez
Senior Warden

Neal (KN)

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 2007


Nathaniel J. Neal Unit
9055 Spur 591
Amarillo, TX 79107-9696

Phone: (806) 383-1175 (**070)

Location: Three miles north of IH-40 at the intersection of Loop 335 and N.E. 24th Avenue in Potter County

Unit Full Name: Nathaniel J. Neal Unit

Senior Warden: Sergio Perez

Regional Director: David Blackwell, Region V

Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero

Date Unit Established or On Line: December 1994

Total Employees: 383

Security Employees: 268

Non-Security Employees: 77

Windham Education Employees: 11

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 21; Mental Health = 6

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 1,732

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, G4

Approximate Acreage: 592 (Co-located with Clements); (Additional 1,261 leased acres)

Agricultural Operations: Beef Processing Plant, Unit Garden

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Northwest Region Offender Transportation; Narcotic Canines

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Telemedicine Services and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by Texas Tech.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention; Career and Technology Programs: Construction Carpentry; Culinary Arts; Electrical Trades

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

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies and the Texas Department of Transportation.

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Mentoring, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities