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TDCJ - Manuel A. Segovia Pre-Release Unit (EN)

State Prison

Last Updated: February 26, 2022
1201 E El Cibolo Rd, Edinburg, TX 78542

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

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TDCJ - Manuel A. Segovia Pre-Release Unit (EN) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 956-316-2400

The inmates housed at Segovia Unit located at 1201 E El Cibolo Rd in Edinburg, 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.

Segovia Unit is a minimum security state prison located in Edinburg TX with a capacity of about 1,225 adult male Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) inmates located on 300 acres it shares with the Lopez Unit. This facility is sometimes referred to as the "Lopez/Segovia Complex" and has inmates from both working in contract farming, security horses, security pack canines, and unit garden. The unit is comprised of twenty-acres with a perimeter consisting of double razor wire fences, electronic detection systems, and twenty-four-hour perimeter patrol.

The Segovia Unit is considered a pre-release facility, which helps transition inmates for release by helping them meet parole requirements and prepare for their upcoming reentry into society. Inmates here are within two years of their out date, parole date, or sentence expiration. Inmate housing consists of two housing structures with three 204 bed dormitories in each. Each 204-bed dormitory is divided into 68-bed sections with roving officers and supervisors in a fixed booth who continually monitor the inmates.

Inmates are encouraged to participate in educational opportunities that include literacy courses, adult basic education classes, and can even earn their GED during their incarceration. Additional courses provided include substance abuse education, various support groups, life skills classes, cognitive intervention, and the CHANGES pre-release course. Select inmates at Segovia Unit can work in the laundry department, in facility maintenance, and may provide services for the Texas Department of Transportation, the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife, local food banks and the Habitat for Humanity.

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Offender Gender: Male Maximum Capacity *: 1,224 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

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TDCJ - Manuel A. Segovia Pre-Release Unit (EN) 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 - Manuel A. Segovia Pre-Release Unit (EN). For Directions call 956-316-2400

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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