Clarence N. Stevenson Unit
The Clarence N. Stevenson Unit is a minimum/medium-custody prison for male inmates that is located in Cuero, Texas. This facility is managed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and can house a maximum of 1,384 inmates.
The Stevenson Unit covers 464 acres and has agricultural operations that include Contract Grazing, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, the Unit Garden, and the Texas Second Chance Program. The Stevenson Unit also features a Modular Furniture Factory that employs a select number of inmates.
Clarence N. Stevenson Unit
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Visiting Hours and Rules
The visiting hours for general population inmates at Stevenson Unit are on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Visiting periods usually last for about two hours, and each inmate is allowed one visit per weekend by two adults (18+). Minor children are not counted in the visiting number.
Before you can visit your inmate at Stevenson Unit, you must fill out an application and get approval from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
- Policy 507.01 - Visitation
- Visitation Form
Before you travel to Stevenson Unit
- Make sure the inmate you are visiting is assigned to Stevenson Unit and has visitation privileges. Offender Information Search
- Confirm the unit visitation schedule and verify that visitation has not been cancelled. An eligible offender cannot receive visitors if visitation has been cancelled. Unit wide visitation cancelations are posted on the TDCJ homepage.
- Verify you are an approved visitor. If you are unsure, you may call Stevenson Unit for verification.
- Bring photo identification (ID). Click here for a list of appropriate photo identification.
- Check clothing for compliance. (see below)
- Make sure you are not bringing prohibited items on the unit. Vehicles and visitors are subject to search by unit staff. Click here for items allowed and not allowed.
If you have any questions, call the Ombudsman Visitation Hotline at (936) 437-4927 or toll free at (844) 476-1289. The hotline is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
What can you bring to a visit?
When checking in for a visit, you will need to provide the officer at the unit security checkpoint the following information:
- Your inmate's name and TDCJ number
- Your relationship to the offender
- Your current physical address and phone number
All adult visitors must have a valid photo ID. Keep everything in your vehicle except your ID and up to $25 cash (in coins) for the vending machines. You may carry the coins in a small wallet, clear plastic bag, or change purse.
Visitors with infants or small children may bring three diapers, baby wipes, and two baby bottles (“sippy” cup for toddlers). These items must be stored in a clear plastic bag.
Visitors are encouraged to dress conservatively.
- Sandals, flip-flops, and open-toe shoes may be worn.
- Clothing that is tight fitting, revealing, or made with see-through fabrics shall not be allowed.
- Sleeveless shirts and dresses are allowed, but must cover the shoulders.
- Shorts and skirts no shorter than three inches above the middle of the knee while standing, capri pants, or long pants are allowed.
- Length is not restricted for pre-adolescent boys and girls, generally ages 10 and younger.
- Clothing with pictures or language that may be considered profane or offensive by current public standards is not allowed.
For a complete list of the visiting rules, click here.
1525 FM 766
Cuero, TX 77954
Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/JRBDhXeWYu2MQZgVA
General Phone Number
(361) 275-2075 (**071)
Inmate Mailing Address(es)
Inmate Name/DOC Number
1525 FM 766
Cuero, TX 77954
You can't send money, stamps, or other negotiable items in the mail to an inmate. They are also not allowed to get packages from friends and family. Offenders may receive approved publications, such as magazines, books or newspapers, from the publisher or store that sells them.
eMessagesInmates at Stevenson Unit can receive eMessages through JPAY. To register, please contact JPAY at 1-866-333- 5729 or visit www.jpay.com on the web.
How to Call an Inmate
You can't call an inmate at Stevenson Unit, but they do have access to phones during certain hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Texas, please click here.
How to Send Money
There are a number of ways to send money to an inmate at Stevenson Unit, both online and through snail mail. Remember, you will need their inmate ID number.
Visit their website at www.jpay.com or call 1.800.574.5729 to send funds using Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card.
ACCESS CORRECTIONS – SECURE DEPOSITS
- Visit www.AccessCorrections.com
- Telephone (toll-free): call 1.866.345.1884 for live bilingual agents available 24/7
This site allows you to send money to an inmate or make purchases for them from the prison commissary. To send money, click here and enter the offender's number, name, and confirm offender. Add a deposit amount to your cart and checkout using a credit or debit card.
Friends and family can also make purchases each quarter for eligible offenders. The maximum spend is $60, with the exception of the 4th quarter. From October through December, the holiday spend limit is $85.
MONEY ORDERS or CASHIER’S CHECKS
Must be made payable to “Inmate Trust Fund for Offender Name and Number”
- You may obtain deposit slips by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Inmate Trust Fund, PO Box 60, Huntsville, TX 77342-0060
- Send deposit and completed deposit slip to Inmate Trust Fund, PO Box 60, Huntsville, TX 77342-0060
Programs For Inmates
Windham School District (WSD) provides appropriate educational programming and services to meet the needs of the eligible offender population within the TDCJ. All programs emphasize skills for offenders that potential employers demand, such as personal qualities, teamwork, decision making, cultural sensitivity/tolerance, and problem solving.
Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) are administered to incoming offenders to determine each offender’s educational level. Offenders enrolled in WSD literacy programs are tested throughout the school year to monitor student progress.
Eligible offenders may enroll in literacy programs. Students are assigned to literacy classes based on their individual achievement level on the TABE. Adult basic education classes are offered to offenders functioning below the sixth grade level and secondary level adult education classes are offered to those offenders working toward the attainment of a high school equivalency certificate (GED).
The English as a Second Language program (ESL) is provided to offenders who exhibit limited English proficiency. Eligible offenders are provided intensive instruction in English language development, reading and writing.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Electrical Trades; Piping Trades/Plumbing
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program, Reentry Planning, Peer Education, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, area school districts, the area food bank, Habitat for Humanity, and the Texas Department of Transportation.Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities
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Careers at Clarence N. Stevenson Unit
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