Diboll Correctional Center

The Diboll Correctional Center is a minimum-security private prison for male inmates located in Diboll, Texas. This facility is owned by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and is operated by the Management and Training Corporation (MTC). Diboll Correctional Center can house up to 518 inmates.

MTC prepares the inmates at Diboll Correctional Center to successfully return to their communities. Nearly all of the men incarcerated at this facility will eventually be released.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The visiting hours at the Diboll Correctional Center are on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Each inmate at Diboll Correctional Center is allowed one visit per weekend, with a maximum of two (2) adults, ages 18 and older. Children ages 17 and younger may visit without being counted in the visitor number. 

The Ombudsman Visitation Hotline at (936) 437-4927 or toll free at (844) 476-1289 is open Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am. to 5:00 pm. if you have questions. 

Visiting Applications

All potential visitors must submit a visiting application and get approval from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice before visiting their inmate at Diboll Correctional Center. The visiting application and instructions are below.

Dress Code

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice encourages all visitors to dress conservatively. The duty warden makes the final decision on whether clothing is appropriate. If you are not dressed appropriately,  you will not be allowed to visit with your inmate.

  • Sandals, flip-flops, and open-toe shoes are allowed
  • Clothing that is tight fitting, revealing, or made with see-through fabrics is prohibited
  • 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 prohibited

All vehicles and visitors are subject to search when entering MTC property. Visitors will be screened by a metal detector prior to entering the visitation area in accordance with agency policies. Pat searches shall be conducted by security staff of the same gender; however, metal detector screening may be performed by either gender. 

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

What can you bring to a visit?

Items allowed inside the visiting room are:

  • A small wallet, clear plastic bag, or change purse
  • $25 cash (in coins) for the vending machines
  • Visitors with infants or small children may bring no more than three diapers, a supply of baby wipes, and two baby bottles (“sippy” cup for toddlers). These items must be stored in a clear plastic bag.

Physical Address

Diboll Correctional Center
1604 S. First Street
Diboll, Texas 75941

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/wGxdMXe4swKrFtTR9

General Phone Number

(936) 829-2295

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name/DOC Number
Diboll Correctional Center
1604 S. First Street
Diboll, Texas 75941 

Families and friends of offenders are encouraged to write often. Letters sent to offenders should include the offender’s name, TDCJ number, and unit address on the envelope. All mail for offenders must be received through authorized channels. Mail is forwarded to offenders who transfer from one unit to another within TDCJ.

Newspapers, magazines, and books may be mailed directly to offenders only by the publisher, publication supplier, or bookstore; subject to review and rejection in accordance with the correspondence rules. 

Offenders may receive reference books and other educational materials from volunteer organizations that operate the following types of programs: literacy and education, life skills, job skills, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, support groups, arts and crafts and any other programs designed to aid offenders in the transition between confinement and society.

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Diboll Correctional Center, 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

The most popular ways to send money to an inmate at Diboll Correctional Center are:


Click here and enter offender number, name and confirm offender. Add deposit amount to your cart and checkout using a Visa, MasterCard or Discover card for a service fee.

MONEY ORDERS or CASHIER’S CHECKS made payable to “Inmate Trust Fund for Offender Name and Number” 

  • You may obtain deposit slips from offender or send 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

JPAY also allows you to send money to an offender for a service fee. 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 is another option. Visit www.AccessCorrections.com  or call 1.866.345.1884 for live bilingual agents available 24/7

Programs For Inmates

It’s MTC’s responsibility to provide a wide range of educational, vocational, substance abuse, cognitive behavioral, and life skills programs to prepare the men at Diboll Correctional Center to successfully return to their communities. 


  • Adult Basic Education
  • BUZZ Learning System
  • GED


  • Art Class
  • NCCER Carpentry
  • NCCER Core
  • OpenOffice Computer Apps
  • Typing Master Pro

Substance Abuse

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

Life Skills

  • Acceleron – Conduits
  • Changes III
  • Financial Peace University
  • Inside Out Dad
  • SAMHSA Anger Management
  • Toastmasters


  • Bible Study
  • Deliverance
  • Experiencing God
  • Faith Based Dorm
  • Religious Mentors
  • Men of Distinction


  • Fitness Class
  • Guitar Class
  • Men’s Fraternity
  • Offender Orientation

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Careers at Diboll Correctional Center

If you are interested in a career with MTC and would like more information about available jobs at Diboll Correctional Center, click here.