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Mountain View (MV)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2009

Unit Full Name: Mountain View Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 2305 Ransom Road, Gatesville, TX 76528
(254) 865-7226 (**016)
Unit Location: Four miles north of Gatesville on FM 215 in Coryell County
Senior Warden: Whitney Franks
Regional Director: Carol Monroe, Region VI
Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero
Date Unit Established or On Line: July 1975
Total Employees: 300
Security Employees: 224
Non-Security Employees: 49
Windham Education Employees: 7
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 14; Mental Health = 6
Inmate Gender: Female
Capacity: 645
Custody Levels Housed: G1-G5, Administrative Segregation, Death Row
Approximate Acreage: 97
Agricultural Operations: Mountain View, Crain, Hilltop, Hughes, 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.: Braille Facility
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: None
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Twenty in-patient mental health beds, chronic care clinic, and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention, Parenting Seminar
Career and Technology Programs: Business Computer Information Systems II; Computer Maintenance Technician; Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance
Central Texas College Academic / Texas A&M (Central Texas) University Academic
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Administrative Segregation Protective Custody Video Initiative, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: None
Volunteer Initiatives: Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Mentoring, Victims Awareness, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Women's Storybook Project