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Garza West (NH)

Correctional Institutions Divison - Transfer Facility

ACA Accredited Unit Since April 2007

Unit Full Name: Garza West Transfer Facility
Unit Address and Phone Number: 4250 Highway 202, Beeville, TX 78102
(361) 358-9890 (**095)
Unit Location: Four miles east of Highway 181 South on Highway 202 in Bee County
Senior Warden: Joel Gauna
Regional Director: Miguel Martinez, Region IV
Deputy Division Director: John Werner
Date Unit Established or On Line: May 1994
Total Employees: 401
Security Employees: 311
Non-Security Employees: 81
Windham Education Employees: 9
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 42; Mental Health = 5
Inmate Gender: Male
Capacity: 2,278
Custody Levels Housed: G1-G3, Transient
Approximate Acreage: 304
Agricultural Operations: Regional Pest Control, Unit Garden, Security Pack Canines
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. Telemedicine, Digital Medical Services (DMS), and CPAP accommodating housing available on a single level. Managed by UTMB.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: None
Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Victims Awareness, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Family Visitation Center