Joe F. Gurney Transfer Facility Inmate Search and Prison Information

903-928-3118
1385 FM 3328, Tennessee Colony, TX, 75861

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Joe F. Gurney Transfer Facility is a multi-level security prison for adult males located in Tennessee Colony, Texas. This prison was originally established as a migrant labor camp and began processing inmates in 14373. Joe F. Gurney Transfer Facility has been expanded since then to hold up to 1,0433 male inmates, although there is an average of 786 inmates daily.

The majority of inmates residing here are typically serving a sentence of 5 to 10 years, usually for drug or violence offenses.

Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. This facility is currently under the supervision of Warden Amy Frizzell. There are currently 437 employed staff.

There are many educational and vocational training programs for all inmates at Joe F. Gurney Transfer Facility. 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 return to prison and thus lower the state’s recidivism rate.

Inmates housed at Joe F. Gurney Transfer Facility can work in the surrounding community through the department of transportation and public works.  The Chaplain offers religious classes, and worship services to inmates.  Offenders may also attend substance abuse programs, anger management courses, and various life skills classes.

Some of the other programs offered to inmates are as follows:

 Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Special Education Services

Chaplaincy Services

  • Chapel Library Program
  • Kairos Week-ends
  • Religious Education
  • Worship Services

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • 100-hour Transition Program
  • Active and Passive Sports
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Pre-Release Counseling
  • Weight Training

Inmates are given recreation time each day where they can go outside and exercise or play sports. Two to three inmates live in each cell, and there is a communal area with a table and chairs where inmates can play cards or watch TV.

Inmates are given three meals a day, along with snacks from the commissary. All meals are approved by a dietician.

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Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Joe F. Gurney Transfer Facility
1385 FM 3328, Tennessee Colony, TX, 75861

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Jail Name Joe F. Gurney Transfer Facility
Jail Type State Prison
State Texas
County Anderson County
Web Page website
Address 1385 FM 3328, Tennessee Colony, TX, 75861
City Tennessee Colony
Zip 75861
Phone 903-928-3118

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