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Halbert (BB)

Correctional Institutions Division - Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facility

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2002

Unit Full Name: Ellen Halbert Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 800 Ellen Halbert Drive, Burnet, TX 78611
(512) 756-6171 (**084)
Unit Location: Off Hwy 281 South, near the airport in Burnet County, 55 miles northwest of Austin
Senior Warden: Maria Ramirez
Regional Director: Melodye Nelson, Region VI
CI Division Deputy Director: Billy Hirsch
Date Unit Established or On Line: March 1995
Total Employees *: 135
Security Employees *: 97
Non-Security Employees *: 27
Windham Education Employees *: 0
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees *: Medical = 11; Mental Health = 0
Offender Gender: Female
Maximum Capacity *: 612
Custody Levels Housed: IPTC, DWI Offenders, Substance Abuse Offenders
Approximate Acreage: 223
Agricultural Operations: Contract Grazing
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: None
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. All services on a single level. Managed by UTMB.
Special Treatment Programs: Special Needs Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facility (SAFPF); In-Prison Therapeutic Community (IPTC); Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Recovery Program
Educational Programs: None
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, local school districts, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Volunteer Initiatives: Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Mentoring, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Women's Storybook Project

* Data as of September 15, 2016