Coffield Unit

The H.H. Coffield Unit is a prison for male inmates located in Tennessee Colony, Texas. This facility can house a maximum of 3,818 inmates and features a Trusty Camp that can house 321 inmates.

The Coffield Unit sits on 20,000 acres and has agricultural operations in multiple counties. It also features a metal fabrication plant.

Agricultural Operations include Feedmill and Grain Storage, Farm Shop, Cow/Calf Operation, Poultry Laying Operation, Swine Farrowing/ Nursery/Finishing Operations, Pork Processing Plant, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Edible and Field Crops, and Unit Garden.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The visiting hours at Coffield Unit are on Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Inmates in Administrative Segregation are allowed visits on Friday by appointment only.

Please call the Ombudsman Visitation Hotline if you have any visiting questions. The hotline is open Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at (936) 437-4927 or toll free at (844) 476-1289. This includes questions about visiting changes due to COVID-19.

Visiting Applications

You must submit a visiting application and get approval from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice before visiting an inmate at Coffield Unit. The visiting application and instructions can be found below.

Dress Code

Visitors must follow the dress code. Shirts and shoes must be worn. Shirts and blouses of fishnet, transparent material are not 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, and long pants are allowed. Exceptions for pre-adolescent boys and girls may be made. If a dress, pants, skirt, or any attire appears to be inappropriate, the duty warden shall be contacted for a decision. 

Hats may be worn, but will be searched. Visitors are not permitted to wear all white. Clothing marked by words or pictures considered profane or offensive by current public standards will not be allowed. 

For a complete list of the visiting rules, click here.

Permissible Items

Visitors may bring only specific items into the unit. These items include a small wallet or change purse containing no more than $25.00 in coins. Visitors may only purchase items from vending machines in the visitation area to be consumed by offenders during the visit. 

Visitors with infants or small children may bring no more than three diapers, a supply of baby wipes and two baby bottles (“sippy” cups for toddlers). These items shall be stored in a clear plastic bag. 

Visitors are not permitted to bring items of any kind to offenders.

Tobacco Policy: TDCJ units are tobacco free. Visitors are not permitted to bring cigarettes, cigarette lighters, matches or any tobacco products into TDCJ units.

Physical Address

Coffield Unit
2661 FM 2054
Tennessee Colony, TX 75884

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General Phone Number

(903) 928-2211

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name/DOC Number
Coffield Unit
2661 FM 2054
Tennessee Colony, TX 75884

Newspapers, magazines, and books may be mailed directly to offenders only by the publisher, publication supplier, or bookstore.


Inmates can receive incoming eMessages through JPAY. You can register at Only incoming mail is available. The offender is not allowed to return the eMessage.

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Coffield 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

You can send money to your inmate at Coffield Unit through JPay. They provide several different ways to put cash on an inmate's books.


To send money online with a credit or debit card, click here. It's the quickest and easiest way to send money.


Call (800) 574-5729 to speak with a live agent 24/7. You can use a credit or debit card.

Walk-In Cash

To send money using cash, visit any MoneyGram agent location and use receive code 6188. Click here to get a list of nearby MoneyGram locations.

Money Orders

All money orders must be sent with a deposit slip to:

P.O. Box 279010
Miramar, FL 33027

Money order deposits slips are available in English and Spanish.

Programs For Inmates

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention

Career and Technology Programs: Construction Carpentry; Business Computers; Automotive Mechanics; Cabinet Making (all provided as non-credit courses by a college)

Trinity Valley Community College Vocational: Data Processing; Drafting; Horticulture; Welding

Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

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Careers at Coffield Unit

To find out more information about a career with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and available jobs at Coffield Unit, click here.