Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility

Looking for someone locked up in Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility?  Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility is a state correctional institution in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.  This site will tell you info about everything one might want to know about Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility:  Learn how to locate an inmate.  Visitation policies and procedures.  The address and phone number at Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility  Sending money and mail.  And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility
Year Opened: 1995
Type: Male
State: Texas
County: Jasper
DOC: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Security Level: G1, G2
Warden Name: Billy Lewis

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Contact Information

Here you will find the mailing address and street address for Goodman Unit. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to a prisoner at Goodman Unit, and use the physical address if you need to know the physical location of the facility.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section below if you are going to send a letter or package to an inmate to make sure that you properly address the package or letter, and use the right procedure for sending a letter or package. If you do not use the correct protocol, the package or letter might get sent back.

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility
349 Private Road 8430 
Jasper TX, 75951

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility
349 Private Road 8430 
Jasper TX, 75951

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (409) 383-0012 (**086)
Fax Number:

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Use this address if you are going to visit a prisoner. Make sure to also read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings on this page before you visit someone in prison at Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility.

Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility
349 Private Road 8430 
Jasper TX, 75951

Directions

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Phone Number

Goodman Unit prisoners don’t have phones, so you can’t call an inmate, however, there are some times when it may be useful to know the phone number to Goodman Unit.
(409) 383-0012 (**086)

Goodman Unit prisoners may be able to make phone calls using:

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

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have fax machines, so you won’t be able to fax a letter to inmates, but there are cases when it might be useful to have the fax machine number to Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility.

Email Address

This email address is the main email for the facility. You won’t be able to contact prisoners using this email. If you are going to email a prisoner, go to the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 612
Total Staff: 163

Inmate Email

To email a letter to an inmate at Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility you must use an exact procedure to ensure that the message is received by your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates don’t have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special steps that you must follow when mailing mail to a prisoner. If you do not then letter or package might not get delivered.

Before you send anything, you should read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution guards will open and inspect all received general postal correspondence. Received general postal correspondence is able to be read as frequently as deemed necessary to keep safety and security or monitor any problems regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the correct format for how you need to address a package or letter to a prisoner at Goodman Unit:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility
349 Private Road 8430 
Jasper TX, 75951

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary which was created to provide prisoners a bank account for inmate funds and for purchasing things not issued by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may add money to prisoner’s accounts using the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners money by way of the postal service and have to send it to the address below and follow the steps written below:

The money have to be in a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is best if you use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold period, and during this period the prisoner will not have access to the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender funds that don’t have valid prisoner info provided the envelope has a valid return address. Checks and cash won’t be deposited so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are frequently transported to various correctional facilities throughout the Texas prison system, so you might need to find where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click the link below to locate 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 Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility, be sure that you know the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each state prison has their own policies for inmate visitation and these rules get changed often. The policies listed here might be out of date by the time you are reading this, so you should also go to Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility’s official website to find the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer will make sure all visitors sign the prisoner visitors log when they enter the facility and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Positive picture identification of visitors is required. Appropriate forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued photo ID is acceptable.

For everything listed below, check out the official prison facility website because this info is changed 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

More information about Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility records will be posted ASAP.

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

Section about Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility death row coming soon.

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

Parole

More information about Texas parole procedures to be added later.

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

Info about release procedures to be added later.

Inmate Programs

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention,
Career and Technology Programs: Business Computer Information Systems II
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Project RIO, Chaplaincy Services

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Prison Life

Information about prison life at Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility coming soon.

  • 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

A news section coming soon.

Photos

A photo section to be added later.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility.

If you have any photos of Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a correctional facility job? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison in your previous job?

If so, go to: Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility Jobs

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Website

The official website: Goodman 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:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You 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 Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility coming.

History

A history section coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility 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

Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility Links

The official website: Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility Website
Goodman Unit 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 Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility

Have you ever spent any time in Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility? Do you know someone that spent time there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at Goodman Unit (GG) – Texas Transfer Facility?

If so, then you should write your review about it. Tell us about your prison experience so that other people will know what to expect.

Things you might want to write in your review:

  • Facility conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Guards and staff
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gang activity
  • Prisoner activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate at Goodman Unit, leave your address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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Comments

  1. ciearra w. says:

    if a person got back time and already sign up for 3-6 month for tdc and this month is the last month and got 10 years of probation when can that person get out

  2. Kattina watson says:

    I’m supposed to send my ex food from commissary through a web site but I forgot yo write it down. Does anyone know what it is?

    • kathy kelley says:

      Tell him to get a job within the prison system and buy his own food. He put himself there so let him worry about how he’ll eat. What is wrong with you women?

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