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TDCJ - Daniel Webster Wallace Unit (WL)

State Prison

Last Updated: May 04, 2022
Address
1675 S FM 3525, Colorado City, TX 79512
Beds
1369
County
Mitchell
Phone
325-728-2162

TDCJ Wallace-Ware Unit is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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TDCJ - Daniel Webster Wallace Unit (WL) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 325-728-2162

The inmates housed at TDCJ Wallace-Ware Unit located at 1675 S FM 3525 in Colorado City, 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.

Wallace Unit is a medium-security prison house about 1,400 male inmates for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) located in Colorado City TX, part of Mitchell County situated on over 520 acres and is co-located with the Ware Unit; Wallace Unit can be G1, G2, or G4 security levels and can work in a garment factory, in facility maintenance, in hay production, and in an agricultural farm shop. The San Angelo Work Camp is adjacent to the facility and provides inmate labor to the surrounding town.

Inmates at Wallace Unit provide laundry services to the nearby Ware Unit. Inmates are provided vocational training in carpentry, horticulture and automotive repair. Educational programs at Wallace Unit include literacy courses, adult basic education classes, and the ability to earn a GED. Additional courses are provided in victim awareness, life skills, substance abuse, and a pre-release course called CHANGES that prepares an offender for an upcoming release.

TDCJ - Daniel Webster Wallace Unit - Family Information Guide
TDCJ - Daniel Webster Wallace Unit - Inmate Handbook

Offender Gender: Male Maximum Capacity *: Unit: 1,384
Work Camps: 64 Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, G4 Approximate Acreage: 524 (Co-located with Ware) Agricultural Operations: Farm Shop; Wallace and Ware work in cooperation: Hay Production, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden. Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Garment Factory Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance Additional Operations: San Angelo Work Camp; Scent-Specific Canines; Laundry Services provided for the Ware Unit. Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Telemedicine Services are available. All services on a single level, including CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by Texas Tech. Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (Brakes, Engine Performance); Construction Carpentry Western Texas College Vocational: Horticulture Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, area school districts, local organizations, the area food bank, and Habitat for Humanity. Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Victims Awareness, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

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TDCJ - Daniel Webster Wallace Unit (WL) 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 - Daniel Webster Wallace Unit (WL). For Directions call 325-728-2162

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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