Dominguez State Jail

The Fabian Dale Dominguez State Jail is a mixed-custody facility for male inmates located in San Antonio, Texas. It is operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Dominguez State Jail can house a maximum of 2,276 inmates in custody levels J1-J5. 

The agricultural operations at Dominguez State Jail include the Texas Second Chance Food Bank Program. This facility has the State Jail Substance Abuse Treatment Program.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The visiting hours at the Dominguez State Jail are on Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Each inmate is allowed one visit per weekend. A maximum of two (2) adults, ages 18 and older, are allowed per visit. Children ages 17 and younger may visit without being counted in the visitor number. 

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

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 Dominguez State Jail. 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

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.

Visitor Identification: For visitors 18 years of age and older, a pictured government identification (ID) of one of the following is required: 1) valid state driver’s license; 2) valid state Department of Public Safety (DPS) ID card; 3) valid Armed Forces ID card; 4) passport; or 5) ID card issued by the United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), such as, Visa Border Crossing ID Card (USA B1/B2 Visa BCC). If an identification document other than a passport is used, the identification document must contain a current physical address.

Physical Address

Dominguez State Jail
6535 Cagnon Road
San Antonio, TX 78252-2202

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

(210) 675-6620 (**098)

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name/DOC Number
Dominguez State Jail
6535 Cagnon Road
San Antonio, TX 78252-2202


Offenders can receive incoming eMessages. To register, please contact JPAY at 1-866-333- 5729 or on the web. Only incoming mail is available. The offender is not allowed to return the eMessage. Friends and family members must purchase electronic stamps on-line from (the price of a US postage stamp). The message to the offender is completed on-line and sent to the JPAY facility interface. TDCJ unit mailroom staff download and review incoming messages, and upon approval, the messages are printed and delivered to the offender.

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Dominguez State Jail, 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 Dominguez State Jail 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 allows you to send money to an offender for a service fee. Visit their website at or call 1.800.574.5729 to send funds using Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card. Senders can make cash deposits at any MoneyGram location nationwide using an Express Payment form and using RECEIVE CODE 3570. 

ACCESS CORRECTIONS – SECURE DEPOSITS Choose the most convenient way to send money to your loved one at TDCJ Facilities for a service fee. 

1. Visit 

2. Telephone (toll-free): 1.866.345.1884 for live bilingual agents available 24/7 

3. Cash Walk-In at most stores available from 8am to 9pm, some 24/7 

4. Visit or call 1.844.340.2274 to enroll, find locations, or get your barcode for Dollar GeneralDeposits

5. Send money with Debit Card or Cash at Dollar General; new barcode system required

Programs For Inmates

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Reading, Title I, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention

Career and Technology Programs: Computer Maintenance Technician; Technical Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting

Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Prisoner Reentry Initiative (PRI), Adult Education Program (upon availability), Pawsitive Approach Assistance Dog Program, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers, Community Tours, GO KIDS Initiative

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and state agencies, local organizations, and the area food bank.

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

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Careers at Dominguez State Jail

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