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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Kelly Metz
Senior Warden

Holliday (NF)

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2006


Reverend C.A. Holliday Unit
295 IH-45 North
Huntsville, TX 77320-8443

Phone: (936) 295-8200 (**092)

Location: One-half mile north of Hwy 30 on the west feeder road of IH-45 in Walker County

Unit Full Name: Reverend C.A. Holliday Unit

Senior Warden: Kelly Metz

Regional Director: Daniel Dickerson, Region I

Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero

Date Unit Established or On Line: January 1994

Total Employees: 435

Security Employees: 319

Non-Security Employees: 81

Windham Education Employees: 10

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 22; Mental Health = 3

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 2,120

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, Transient

Approximate Acreage: 1,396 (Co-located with Wynne)

Agricultural Operations: Holliday and Wynne work in cooperation: Edible and Field Crops, Egg Laying Operation, Farm Shop, Regional Pest Control, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Swine Finishing Operation, and Veterinary Clinic. Holliday assists Goree in the Horse Breeding Program.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Offender Intake/Receiving; Substance Abuse Screening and Assessment

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Digital Medical Services (DMS) and electronic specialty clinics available. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release

Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, Faith-Based Dormitory, GO KIDS Initiative, Peer Education, Reentry Planning

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies.

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activities