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Ware (DW)

Correctional Institutions Division - Transfer Facility

ACA Accredited Unit Since April 2007

Unit Full Name: Dick Ware Transfer Facility
Unit Address and Phone Number: 1681 South FM 3525, Colorado City, TX 79512
(325) 728-2162 (**104)
Unit Location: Exit 215 from IH-20 and south on FM 3525 in Mitchell County
Senior Warden: Linda Gonzales
Regional Director: David Blackwell, Region V
CI Division Deputy Director: Billy Hirsch
Date Unit Established or On Line: April 1997
Total Employees *: 133
Security Employees *: 84
Non-Security Employees *: 33
Windham Education Employees *: 6
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees *: Medical = 10; Mental Health = 0
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum Capacity *: 508
Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, Transient
Approximate Acreage: 524 (Co-located with Wallace)
Agricultural Operations: Ware and Wallace work in cooperation: Hay Production, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden.
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: None
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Telemedicine Services available. All services on a single level. Managed by Texas Tech.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Construction Carpentry; Landscape Design, Construction, and Maintenance
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers
Community Work Projects: None
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

* Data as of September 15, 2016