TDCJ Clemens (CN) Unit


Correctional Institutions Division – Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2007

Unit Full Name: Clemens Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 11034 Hwy 36, Brazoria, TX 77422
(979) 798-2188 (**005)
Unit Location: Intersection of FM 2004 and Hwy 36 in Brazoria County
Senior Warden: Cornelius Smith
Regional Director: Leonard Echessa, Region III
CI Division Deputy Director: Robert “Jay” Eason
Date Unit Established or On Line: 1893
Total Employees *: 348
Security Employees *: 251
Non-Security Employees *: 68
Windham Education Employees *: 16
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees*: Medical = 11; Mental Health = 2
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum Capacity*: Unit: 894
Trusty Camp: 321
Custody Levels Housed: G1-G4, Administrative Segregation, Outside Trusty, Youthful Offenders
Approximate Acreage: 8,008
Agricultural Operations: Beef Cattle Operation, Edible and Field Crops, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Swine Finishing Operation, Farm Shop, Grain Storage
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: None
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Digital Medical Services (DMS), electronic specialty clinics, and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB.
Special Treatment Programs: COURAGE Program for Youthful Offenders
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, Title I, CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Bricklaying/Stone Masonry; Construction Carpentry
Alvin Community College Vocational: Computer Repair; Drafting
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies and Habitat for Humanity.
Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Mentoring, Life Skills, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities