TDCJ - Travis County State Jail (TI)

State Prison

Last Updated: June 23, 2022
8101 FM 969, Austin, TX 78724

Travis State Jail is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for State - medium facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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TDCJ - Travis County State Jail (TI) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 512-926-4482

The inmates housed at Travis State Jail located at 8101 FM 969 in Austin, 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.

Travis State Jail is a large state prison to incarcerate about 1,150 males ranging from minimum to medium-high jail inmates (J1, J2, J4), and minimum custody (G1, G2), youthful, and transient offenders from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) prison system. The majority of inmates here are serving relatively short sentences yet some are held at the jail for up to two years. The facility is secured by a large razor wire fence, multiple electronic detection systems, and a roving perimeter patrol.

Inmates have several treatment programs available to them, which include a substance abuse treatment program, and a youthful offender program. Inmates are also encouraged to take educational programs that will benefit them, these may include literacy courses, adult basic education classes, GED testing, a pre-release course called CHANGES, parenting courses, life skills classes, and cognitive intervention. Work assignments within the institution include facility maintenance and a unit garden.

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Offender Gender: Male Maximum Capacity *: 1,161 Custody Levels Housed: J1, J2, J4
G1, G2, Transient, Youthful Offenders Approximate Acreage: 95 Agricultural Operations: Unit Garden Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines; Narcotic Canines Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Telemedicine and Digital Medical Services (DMS) available. All services on a single level. Managed by UTMB. Special Treatment Programs: State Jail Substance Abuse Treatment Program, Commitment to Change, State Jail Youthful Offender Program Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Title I, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention Career and Technology Programs: Business Image Management and Multimedia; Landscape Design, Construction, and Maintenance Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Prison Deterrence Education Program, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, Peer Education, Crime Prevention Institute, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, Crime Stoppers, GO KIDS Initiative Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies. Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Marriage Training, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Family Reintegration, Storybook Project

Inmate Locator

TDCJ - Travis County State Jail (TI) 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.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for TDCJ - Travis County State Jail (TI). For Directions call 512-926-4482

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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