Joe Corley Detention Facility

The Joe Corley Detention Center is a private ICE facility that is located in Conroe, Texas, and managed by the GEO Group. This facility houses both male and female detainees who are in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It has the capacity to house a maximum of 1,500 detainees.

The ICE field office that works with the Joe Corley Detention Center is located in Houston, Texas. If you need information about an ICE detainee housed at the Joe Corley Detention Center, call (936) 520-5000 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

When you call, you should have the detainee's information ready, including their full name (first, last, and hyphenated), any known aliases, date of birth, and country of birth.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Joe Corley Detention Center are as follows:

Male Visitation

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Female Visitation

Saturday: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Approved Federal Holidays

Male Visitation: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Female Visitation: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

General Rules

All visits at Joe Corley Detention Facility are non-contact. You must have a valid, government-issued photo ID to enter the visiting room. Minors must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

All visitors are subject to a pat-down search, an inspection of their belongings, and a metal scan search. Visitors are not allowed to carry any items into the visiting area, or give any items to detainees.

No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted. No electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, radios, etc.) are allowed in the secure areas of the Joe Corley Detention Facility.

Attorney Visits

Attorneys and/or paralegals are permitted to visit detainees seven days a week, 24 hours per day. 

Consular Visits

Consular officials are allowed to meet with their detained nationals at any time. When possible, arrangements should be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer in advance by calling (936)-520-5000. All consular officials should bring appropriate credentials. 

Clergy Visits

Clergy are allowed to visit detainees housed at Joe Corley Detention Center at any time. Arrangements should be made in advance through the chaplain's office.

Physical Address

Joe Corley Detention Center
500 Hilbig Rd
Conroe, TX 77301
United States

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (936) 521-4000
Field Office Main Phone: (281) 774-4816

Immigration Court: 1-800-898-7180
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA): (703) 605-1007

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Joe Corley Detention Center
Inmate name and A-number
500 Hilbig Rd
Conroe, TX 77301
United States

You must include the detainee's name and A-number in the mailing address of all detainee mail. You must also include your name and address in the envelope's "return address" section. Staff does not read incoming inmate mail, but they do check it for contraband.

Sending Packages

Detainees are not allowed to receive care packages. However, with the approval of the ICE Deportation Officer, they are allowed to receive items that are considered necessary for travel or release from agency custody. Before sending packages to detainees, contact the warden at:

GEO – Joe Corley Detention Facility
500 Hilbig Street
Conroe, Texas

Detainees who are being removed from the United States are allowed to have one small piece of luggage. If a detainee does not already have baggage, they may have one 40 lb bag sent  after receiving approval from the Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer. 

For security reasons, electronic devices (cell phones, electric razors, laptop computers, radios, etc.) can not be included in the detainee's luggage.

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call a detainee at Joe Corley Detention Center. However, you can call (936) 521-4000 if you need to leave an urgent message.

The message should include the detainee's full name, their alien registration number, and a telephone number where you can be reached. It will be given to the detainee as soon as possible.

How to Send Money

To send money to a detainee at Joe Corley Detention Center, you must mail a money order or cashier's check directly to the detainee. Please do not send cash. 

The processing officer will deposit the money order or check into the detainee's account and issue a receipt. Cashier’s checks and money orders must include the detainee’s full name and A-number.

Mail the cashier's check or money order to:

Joe Corley Detention Center
Detainee Name, Alien number
500 Hilbig Rd
Conroe, TX 77301
United States

To Post a Delivery Bond

When a detainee in ICE custody is placed into removal proceedings while they are in the United States, a delivery bond may be posted. When you post a delivery bond, you are required to show proof of identity.

Bonds for aliens detained by ICE can be posted at ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nationwide, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., local time. For a list of ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nearest you or for bond information, click here. You must have the last name of the detainee and their alien registration number before calling. 

Acceptable forms of payment are: 

  • money orders
  • cashier’s checks 
  • certified checks

Payments must be made payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

Programs For Inmates

The Joe Corley Detention Facility contains a fully equipped kitchen to provide meals for all detainees, interior recreational areas, laundry, commissary, multi-purpose rooms, public visitation, and lawyer visitation areas. A list of programming has not been made available to the public.

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