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TDCJ - Choice Moore Transfer Facility (CM)

State Prison

Last Updated: May 06, 2022
Address
1700 N FM 87, Bonham, TX 75418
Beds
1224
County
Fannin
Phone
903-583-4464

C. Moore Unit is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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TDCJ - Choice Moore Transfer Facility (CM) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 903-583-4464

The inmates housed at C. Moore Unit located at 1700 N FM 87 in Bonham, TX are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Choice Moore Transfer Facility is a minimum security state prison located in Bonham TX, in Fannin County. Transfer Facilities like Moore TF houses inmates who have just entered into the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) system after they have been convicted of a crime and have left confinement at the Municipal County Jail.

C. Moore Unit houses about of 1,225 adult males on a huge plot of land shared with Cole Unit. Both facilities work in cooperation providing work to inmates in contract farming, a unit garden, and caring for security dogs and horses.

State prisoners may remain at a Transfer Facility for up to six months while they wait for their official classification and intake documents to be completed. During the intake process, and are given medical (including HIV and Hepatitis tests), physical, and psychological exams.

Inmates are allowed to work in unit maintenance, an in providing laundry services. Inmates are provided courses in adult basic education, cognitive intervention, life skills, substance abuse education, parenting classes, pre-release programming, and also have the opportunity to earn a GED during their incarceration. Select inmates are even allowed to work for a local area food bank and provide supervised labor for the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Division of Parks and Wildlife.

Maximum Capacity *: 1,224 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

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TDCJ - Choice Moore Transfer Facility (CM) is a facility in the Texas Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

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Covid Visitation Information

The impacts of COVID-19 are everywhere. No question one of the biggest is the long-term suspension of visitation. Phones are one thing, but there is nothing like seeing your loved one's face.

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) knows the impact that the family unit has on successful reentry. TDCJ’s goal is offender rehabilitation and maintaining close contact with supportive family and friends is a critical part of that.

To help alleviate that, TDCJ is introducing a new “Remote Video Visitation” system, which allows family members at home to visit, via live video, with offenders on select units. Friends and family registration will begin on Thursday, August 13th. Remote visitations will begin on Monday August 17th.

Remote Video Visitation will be available to offenders at the following locations:

This project is a re-working of the video visitation system that was slated to debut in early March with connections from long-distance unit to unit. Now those systems have been reconfigured to accept registered off-site visitors.

Remote video visitations are 60 minutes long and will cost $10.00. At this time, offenders will be limited to one remote video visitation per month. Due to COVID-19, the visitation fee is being waived for the first 90 days.

Projects are in development to provide potential remote visitation solutions for other units. Please watch the TDCJ website for additional announcements.

In order to participate in the new remote video visitations, follow these registration steps:

  1. Go to https://securustech.net/tdcj/index.html#tdcj-video-visitation
  2. Click on the Sign-Up link under Video Communication
  3. Enter email address and create password
  4. Select three security questions to help verify your identity should you forget your password
  5. Fill out contact info as it appears on your ID

Remote video visits are on a set schedule that will begin and end at the scheduled times. Visitors may log into the remote video visitation 1 minute prior to the scheduled start. Sessions will not be extended due to delayed start times. Any session not started within 15 minutes of the scheduled start time, will require rescheduling. In the event of issues or technical difficulties, visitors may log out and log back in during the visit.

If you experience any problems, please contact the Securus Customer Service Center at 1-877-578-3658.

Visitation Information

Visiting hours for TDCJ - Choice Moore Transfer Facility (CM). For Directions call 903-583-4464

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Federal Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

No cellphones, you will be searched before visiting. NO personal belongings. Persons under probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.

If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate's extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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