Duncan Geriatric Facility

The Rufus H. Duncan Geriatric Facility is a prison for elderly male inmates that is located in Diboll, Texas. It is operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and it has the capacity to house 606 inmates.

The medical capabilities of this facility include ambulatory, medical, and dental services. All services are on a single level, including 40 wheelchair accessible beds. Digital Medical Services (DMS) and electronic specialty clinics are also available.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The visiting hours at the Duncan Geriatric Facility 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 Duncan Geriatric Facility. 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:

  • valid state driver’s license
  • valid state Department of Public Safety (DPS) ID card
  • valid Armed Forces ID card
  • passport
  • 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

Duncan Geriatric Facility
1502 South First Street
Diboll, TX 75941

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/M6SpCCN6pgi4FHUj6

General Phone Number

(936) 829-2616 (**063)

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name/DOC Number
Duncan Geriatric Facility
1502 South First Street
Diboll, TX 75941

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Duncan Geriatric Facility, 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 Duncan Geriatric Facility 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 www.jpay.com or call 1.800.574.5729 to send funds using Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card. 

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 www.AccessCorrections.com 

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

Programs For Inmates

Duncan Geriatric Facility does not offer any educational programming. However, they do offer a faith based dormitory, peer education, and chaplaincy services.

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

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Careers at Duncan Geriatric Facility

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