Correctional Institutions Division - Prison
Moore, C. (CM)
ACA Accredited Unit Since January 2000
Choice Moore Unit
1700 North FM 87
Bonham, TX 75418
Phone: (903) 583-4464 (**079)
Location: Three miles west of Bonham off Hwy 56, north on FM 87 in Fannin County
Unit Full Name: Choice Moore Unit
Senior Warden: Elbert Holmes
Regional Director: Garth Parker, Region II
Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero
Date Unit Established or On Line: May 1995
Total Employees: 245
Security Employees: 173
Non-Security Employees: 46
Windham Education Employees: 10
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 16; Mental Health = 0
Inmate Gender: Male
Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2
Approximate Acreage: 697 (Co-located with Cole)
Agricultural Operations: C. Moore and Cole work in cooperation: Contract Farming and Grazing, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden. Moore participates in the Unit Food Bank Garden Program.
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines; Laundry services provided for Cole State Jail.
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. All services on a single level. Managed by UTMB.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services, Reentry Planning, Crime Stoppers, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city agencies, the area food bank, local organizations, the Texas Department of Transportation, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Volunteer Initiatives: Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Marriage Training, Parent Training, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities