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Correctional Institutions Division - Psychiatric Facility


John McDaniel
Senior Warden

Skyview (SV)

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2008

Address:

Skyview Unit
379 FM 2972 West
Rusk, TX 75785-3666

Phone: (903) 683-5781 (**034)

Location: West of Highway 69 North on FM 2972 in Cherokee County


Unit Full Name: Skyview Unit

Senior Warden: John McDaniel

Regional Director: Garth Parker, Region II

Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero

Date Unit Established or On Line: July 1988

Total Employees: 353

Security Employees: 287

Non-Security Employees: 18

Windham Education Employees: 0

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 15; Mental Health = 33

Inmate Gender: Co-gender

Capacity: 562

Custody Levels Housed: Mental Health

Approximate Acreage: 58 (Co-located with Hodge); (Additional 92 leased acres)

Agricultural Operations: Unit Garden

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services with 562 inpatient mental health beds. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Telemedicine Services, specialty clinics, and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: None

Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services

Community Work Projects: None

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Family Visitation Center