South Texas Family Residential Center (ICE) - CoreCivic

US Immigration & Customs Enforcement-ICE

Last Updated: March 06, 2024
1925 W Hwy 85, Dilley, TX 78017

South TX Residential Center is for US Immigration & Customs Enforcement-ICE offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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You can support your loved ones at South TX Residential Center on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 830-378-6500.

The South Texas Family Residential Center (ICE) - CoreCivic is a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility located at 1925 W Hwy 85 in Dilley, TX in Frio County. This Medium security prison is operated by Homeland Security to hold immigration detainees who are awaiting trial or have already been convicted and sentenced for a crime.

To find an ICE inmate, please use the Detainee Locator System

ICE recommends you use the A-Number search. If you know the detainee's A-Number, it must be exactly nine digits long. If the A-Number has fewer than nine digits, please add zeros at the beginning. When searching by name, a detainee's first and last names are required and must be an exact match (e.g., John Doe will not find Jon Doe or John Doe-Smith). You are also required to select the detainee's correct Country of Birth. (cannot search for records of persons under the age of 18).

The inmates housed at this facility are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the length of their sentence and the past criminal history). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates.

South TX Residential Center operates onsite to meet most of the inmate's needs, including dietary, health, fitness, education, religious practices, entertainment, and many others. Most private prisons are kept in top condition as they are constantly subjected to rigorous inspections and would like to keep a clean record to maintain government contra

The South Texas Family Residential Center, located in Dilley, TX, and managed by CoreCivic, caters to women and children awaiting immigration proceedings. For case-related inquiries, individuals can contact ICE at (830) 378-6600. Recognizing the impact of incarceration on families, CoreCivic prioritizes maintaining connections during confinement. Inmate orientation sessions provide essential information, and the company is committed to upholding the rights of inmates and detainees, with a focus on safety, security, and overall well-being. CoreCivic offers a range of services including nutrition, comprehensive healthcare, wellness activities, and various means for inmates to stay connected with their loved ones. Additionally, the company ensures inmates have access to funds and manages mail procedures by USPS regulations. For inquiries regarding residents' information, individuals can call (830) 378-6500 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. While incoming calls are not accepted, urgent messages can be relayed by contacting the same number.

Inmate Locator

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Visitation Information

Family Visits

Visitation Daily, from 8 am to 8 pm. The Facility Administrator may temporarily suspend visitation when necessary to maintain the security and good order of the facility.

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Staff shall verify each visitor's identity before admitting him/her to the facility. No adult visitor shall be admitted without a valid, federal- or state-issued photo ID. Staff shall escort visitors to the Visitation Room only after completing identification and inspection. This generally takes about 10-15 minutes

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