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Correctional Institutions Division - Pre-Release Facility

Brodgrick Price
Senior Warden

Estes (VS)


Sanders "Sandy" Estes Unit
1100 Hwy 1807
Venus, TX 76084

Phone: (972) 366-3334 (**670)

Location: One mile southeast of Venus on Hwy 1807 in Johnson County

Unit Full Name: Sanders "Sandy" Estes Unit

Senior Warden: Brodgrick Price

Regional Director: Carol Monroe, Region II

Deputy Division Director: Miguel Martinez

Date Unit Established or On Line: August 1989

Total Employees: 191

Security Employees: 134

Non-Security Employees: 33

Education Employees: 12

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 12; Mental Health = 0

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 1,040

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2

Approximate Acreage: 40

Agricultural Operations: None

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

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

Educational Programs: Adult Basic Education, GED, Fundamentals, Life Skills; Vocational Programs: Building Trades; Electrical Trades; Food Service; Culinary Arts; Computer Technology; Commercial Housekeeping

Additional Programs/Services: Faith-Based Dormitory, Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

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

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Pre-Release Programs, Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activities