Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison

Know someone locked up in Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison?  Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison is a state prison in the state prison system in Texas.  This guide will tell you info about anything one might want to know about Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison,like the following:  Find out who’s in prison at this facility?  Visiting an inmate at this prison  The prison’s address and phone number.  How to send mail and money to an inmate at Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison.  And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison
Year Opened: 1994
Type: Male
State: Texas
County: Pecos
DOC: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Security Level: G1, G2, G4
Warden Name: Steven Swift

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Contact Information

Below you will find the mailing address and street address for Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison. Use the mailing address if you are sending a letter or package to someone there, and use the physical address if you need to know the actual location of Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison.

Mailing Address

Make sure to read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information further down on this page before you send a package or letter to an inmate to make sure that you properly address the item, and do the correct procedure for mailing a letter or package. If you don’t use the correct directions, the package or letter could not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison
1098 South Highway 2037 
Fort Stockton TX, 79735

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison
1098 South Highway 2037 
Fort Stockton TX, 79735

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (432) 395-2938 (**073)
Fax Number:

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Use the street address if you plan to visit a prisoner. Make sure to check the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information further down on this page before you visit someone in prison at Lynaugh Unit.

Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison
1098 South Highway 2037 
Fort Stockton TX, 79735

Directions

Fifteen (15) miles southwest of downtown Fort Stockton on FM 2037 in Pecos County

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Phone Number

Lynaugh Unit prisoners don’t have telephones, so you won’t be able to call prisoners, however, there are times when it may be necessary to know the telephone number to Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison.
(432) 395-2938 (**073)

State prison inmates can sometimes call out using various methods:

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

Fax Number

Lynaugh Unit inmates don’t have fax machines, so you won’t be able to fax an inmate, but there are times when it is helpful to know the fax machine number to Lynaugh Unit.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the general email for the facility. You can’t contact individuals at this email address. If you want to find out how to email an inmate, read the Inmate Email heading below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1374
Total Staff: 306

Inmate Email

To send email to a prisoner at Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison you must use an exact process to ensure that the email message gets to your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners are not permitted to access the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important procedures that you have to follow when sending postal mail to a state prison inmate. If you don’t follow the procedures then what you sent might not make it there.

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

Mail Monitoring

Correctional facility staff open and read all received general postal correspondence. Incoming general postal correspondence is able to be read as frequently as deemed necessary to maintain safety and security or watch a problem regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the correct format for how you have to address a letter or package to a state prison inmate at Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison
1098 South Highway 2037 
Fort Stockton TX, 79735

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Inmate Money

Every prison has a Commissary which was created to provide prisoners a bank account for prisoner funds and for buying items not provided by the correctional facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can add funds to prisoner’s Commissary accounts with the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send prisoners money by way of the postal service and have to send money to the address below and do so in accordance with the policies written below:

The money must be a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be kept for a 15-day hold, and during this period the prisoner will not have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender funds that don’t have valid inmate information if the envelope it was sent it has a return address. Personal checks and cash cannot be deposited so do not send any cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are frequently moved to various correctional facilities in the state, so you might need to locate the location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to find an Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Texas state prisons: Texas State Prisons

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison, be sure that you be aware of the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each state prison has its own rules for visitation and these rules get changed regularly. The procedures listed below could be different now, so you should also go to Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison’s website to read the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer will ensure all visitors sign the prisoner visitors log when entering the visitation area and upon departure.

Identification Required

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

For everything listed below, check out the actual Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State 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 Lynaugh Unit (LH) – 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

Details about Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison death row will be posted ASAP.

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Parole

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 getting released from Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention, Parenting Seminar, Life Matters
Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (A/C), Piping Trades/Plumbing, Electrical Trades.Adult Education Program (upon availability), Project RIO, Chaplaincy Services

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Prison Life

Info about prison life at Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison will be posted ASAP.

  • 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 Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison news section coming.

Photos

A section with photos of Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison coming.

For example, photos of:

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

If you have any photos of Lynaugh Unit (LH) – 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 job at a prison? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison facility previously?

If so, check out: Lynaugh Unit Jobs

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Website

The official website: Lynaugh 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:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • 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

Section about family resources coming.

History

Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison history to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Lynaugh Unit (LH) – 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

Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison Links

The official website: Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison Website
Lynaugh 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 Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison

Have you ever spent any time at Lynaugh Unit (LH) – Texas State Prison? Do you know someone there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at this correctional facility?

If your answer is yes, then we would like you to write your review about it. Write about your prison experience because others can find out what to expect.

Things you could write in what you write:

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

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