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Garza East (NI)

Correctional Institutions Divison - Transfer Facility

ACA Accredited Unit Since April 2007

Unit Full Name: Garza East Transfer Facility
Unit Address and Phone Number: 4304 Highway 202, Beeville, TX 78102
(361) 358-9880 (**096)
Unit Location: Four miles east of Hwy 181 South on Hwy 202 in Bee County
Senior Warden: Joel Gauna
Regional Director: Miguel Martinez, Region IV
CI Division Deputy Director: Billy Hirsch
Date Unit Established or On Line: February 1994
Total Employees *: 442
Security Employees *: 324
Non-Security Employees *: 65
Windham Education Employees *: 6
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees *: Medical = 42; Mental Health = 5
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum Capacity*: Unit: 1,978
Work Camp: 480
Custody Levels Housed: G1-G3, Outside Trusty, Transient
Approximate Acreage: 304 (Co-located with Garza West)
Agricultural Operations: Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Unit Garden
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Beeville Distribution Center; Mechanical Shop; Beeville Satellite Motor Pool; Freight Terminal
Facility Operations: Region IV (Southwest Region) Maintenance Headquarters; Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Substance Abuse Screening and Assessment; Narcotic/Cell Phone Detection Canines; Laundry services provided for Garza West.
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
Career and Technology Programs: Business Computer Information Systems I; Truck Driving
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: None
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Administrative Segregation Outreach Program

* Data as of September 15, 2016