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Correctional Institutions Division - Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facility

Vernet Davis
Senior Warden

Glossbrenner (SO)

ACA Accredited Unit Since April 2005


Ernestine Glossbrenner Unit
5100 South FM 1329
San Diego, TX 78384

Phone: (361) 279-2705 (**088)

Location: Three and one-half miles south of San Diego on FM 1329 in Duvall County

Unit Full Name: Ernestine Glossbrenner Unit

Senior Warden: Vernet Davis

Regional Director: Elbert Holmes, Region IV

Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero

Date Unit Established or On Line: December 1994

Total Employees: 123

Security Employees: 88

Non-Security Employees: 29

Windham Education Employees: 0

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical=6; Mental Health = 0

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 612

Custody Levels Housed: Substance Abuse Offenders

Approximate Acreage: 283

Agricultural Operations: Contract Grazing, Unit Garden

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Managed by UTMB.

Special Treatment Programs: Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facility (SAFPF), In-Prison Therapeutic Community (IPTC)

Educational Programs: None

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

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, area school districts, and the area food bank.

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activites