TDCJ Boyd Unit


Boyd (BY)

Correctional Institutions Division – Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 1998

Unit Full Name: William R. Boyd Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 200 Spur 113, Teague, TX 75860-2007
(254) 739-5555 (**051)
Unit Location: Four miles west of Fairfield on Highway 84, Spur 113 in Freestone County
Senior Warden: Cynthia Tilley
Regional Director: Kelvin Scott, Region II
CI Division Deputy Director: Robert “Jay” Eason
Date Unit Established or On Line: August 1992
Total Employees *: 298
Security Employees *: 219
Non-Security Employees *: 47
Windham Education Employees *: 12
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees*: Medical = 17; Mental Health = 3
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum Capacity*: 1,372
Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, G4, Safekeeping
Approximate Acreage: 734
Agricultural Operations: Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Unit Garden
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Windham Region II Administrative Office; Laundry Services provided to the local Texas Juvenile Justice Department facility.
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Twelve-bed single cell housing area with wheelchair accommodations. Telemedicine and Digital Medical Services (DMS) available. All services on a single level, including assisted disability services (ADS) showers and CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (Transmission); Construction Carpentry; Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Reentry Planning, Peer Education, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, local organizations, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Life Skills, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities