Correctional Institutions Division – Pre-Release Facility
ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2006
Manuel A. Segovia Unit
1201 E. El Cibolo Road
Edinburg, TX 78542
Phone: (956) 316-2400 (**078)
Location: 9.4 miles north of Edinburg off Hwy 281 in Hidalgo County
Unit Full Name: Manuel A. Segovia Unit
Senior Warden: Felipe Gonzalez
Regional Director: Joel Gauna, Region IV
Deputy Division Director: John Werner
Date Unit Established or On Line: March 1995
Total Employees: 233
Security Employees: 169
Non-Security Employees: 41
Windham Education Employees: 9
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 13; Mental Health = 1
Inmate Gender: Male
Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2
Approximate Acreage: 300 (Co-located with Lopez)
Agricultural Operations: Segovia and Lopez work in cooperation: Contract Farming, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden.
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines; Laundry services provided for the Lopez State Jail.
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Managed by UTMB.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to the Texas Department of Transportation, the area food bank, Habitat for Humanity, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities