Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison

Do you know someone locked up at Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison?  Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison is a state prison in the Texas state prison system, which is part of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.  This guide will tell you all about everything one might want to know about Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison,such as:  Find an inmate at Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison.  Visitation policies and procedures.  The address and phone number.  Mailing or sending money to an inmate.  And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison
Year Opened: 1917
Type: Male
State: Texas
County: Houston
DOC: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Security Level: G1 – G4, Administrative Segregation, Outside Trusty, Transient
Warden Name: Charles Bell

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Contact Information

Below you have the street address and mailing address for Eastham Unit. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to someone at Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison, and be sure to use the street address if you need to know the physical location of Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison.

Mailing Address

Make sure to check the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading on this page if you are going to send something to an inmate to make sure that you correctly address the package or letter, and follow the correct steps for mailing a package or letter. If you do not follow the correct protocol, it could not get delivered.

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison
2665 Prison Road #1 
Lovelady TX, 75851

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison
2665 Prison Road #1 
Lovelady TX, 75851

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (936) 636-7321 (**009)
Fax Number:

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Use this address if you plan to visit a prisoner. Make sure to read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule information below if you are going to go to visit an inmate at Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison.

Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison
2665 Prison Road #1 
Lovelady TX, 75851

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Phone Number

Prisoners don’t have telephones, so you can’t call prisoners, however, there are some times when it may be necessary to have the phone number to the facility.
(936) 636-7321 (**009)

Prisoners can sometimes make calls using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have faxes, so you won’t be able to fax a letter to your inmate, but there are times when it might be necessary to know the fax number to the facility.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the main email for the prison. You won’t be able to reach individuals at this email address. If you want to find out how to send an email to an inmate, read the Inmate Email section further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: Unit: 2,153
Trusty Camp: 321
Total Staff: 718

Inmate Email

To email a letter to a prisoner at Eastham Unit you must follow an specific procedure to ensure that the letter is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners are not allowed to access the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that you must follow when mailing a package or letter to a inmate. If you don’t follow the procedures then the mail might not be received.

before you send a letter or package, be sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Prison employees do open and read and inspect all received general packages and mail. Received general postal correspondence can be read as frequently as necessary to ensure safety and security or monitor a problem having to do with any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the format for how you should address a letter to an inmate at Eastham Unit:

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison
2665 Prison Road #1 
Lovelady TX, 75851

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary that was started to provide prisoners a bank account for prisoner funds and for purchasing things not issued regularly by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can send funds to prisoner’s Commissary accounts using Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send prisoners money by way of the mail and will have to send those funds to this address and do so in accordance with the steps given below:

The money must be a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold, and in this time the inmate will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender funds that don’t have valid inmate info if the envelope it was sent it has an adequate return address. Cash and personal checks can’t be deposited to the inmate’s account so don’t send any cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are often transported to various prison facilities around the state, so you may have to find where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to find an state prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Texas state prisons: Texas State Prisons

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison, you must be aware of this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each prison has their own procedures for prison visits and these rules change regularly. The procedures listed below could be out of date now, so you should also go to Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison’s official website to find the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance guard will make sure all visitors sign the prison visitors log when entering the facility and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Photo identification of visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state photo id is OK.

For all of the things shown below, read the actual prison website because this information changes all the time:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Section about Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison prison records to be added later.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Information about Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison death row to be added later.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Section about Texas parole coming soon.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Information about getting released from Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison coming soon.

Inmate Programs

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention, Life Matters,
Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (Engine Performance)
Lee College Academic
Lee College Vocational: Food Service Preparation; Advanced Baking
Additional Programs/Services: Faith-Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), HIV Peer Education, Story Book Project, Crime Stoppers, Project RIO, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services

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Prison Life

Information about what life is like at Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison to be added later.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison news coming.

Photos

A Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison photo section coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison.

If you have any photos of Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a correctional facility job? Have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility in the past?

If so, check out: Eastham Unit Jobs

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Website

The official website: Eastham Unit Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

More information about resources for family members of inmates at Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison to be added later.

History

Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison history coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Texas State Prisons: Texas State Prisons

Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison Links

The official website: Eastham Unit Website
Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison Jobs

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Links

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Main Website
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prison Directory
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prison Map
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prison Jobs
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prison Inmate Search
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Most Wanted

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Victim Services
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Texas State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for Texas State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to Texas State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Texas State Prison Inmates
Texas State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison

Have you ever been a prisoner in Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison? Do you have a family member or friend there? Have you ever visited someone at this correctional facility?

If your answer is yes, then we would like you to tell us about it. Tell us about what you experienced so that other people can find out what to expect.

Things you can include in your review:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Programs and activities

If you are a prisoner at Eastham Unit (EA) – Texas State Prison, post your address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.


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