Gib Lewis Unit Inmate Search and Prison Information
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Gib Lewis Unit is a level 5 facility, and it houses over 2232 adult male inmates. The facility was opened in 1992. The prison is managed by the Texas Department of Corrections.
The facility has various levels of custody: minimum, medium, and closed custody. The facility is located in Woodville, Texas.
- Facility Name
- Gib Lewis Unit
- Facility Type
- State Prison
- Texas Department of Criminal Justice
- PO Box 9000, Woodville, TX, 75990
- Date Established
- Offender Gender
- Male Offenders
- Postal Code
- Tyler County
- Official Website
- Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
- Monday Closed
- Tuesday Closed
- Wednesday Closed
- Thursday Closed
- Friday Closed
- Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
- Holiday Closed
Since Gib Lewis Unit is a Texas Department of Corrections facility, you can use the “corrections offender network” of the Texas Department of Corrections to find an inmate. It can be found here.
To search for an inmate, you will be asked for their first name, last name, and DC number. You may even be able to find inmates based on their alias, as well. You can also opt to only show offenders that have photographs.
Sending a Mail
There are strict procedures when it comes to sending mail to an inmate in Gib Lewis Unit. The inmate mailing address is as follows:
Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Last Name, First Name, ID Number
Gib Lewis Unit
PO Box 9000, Woodville, TX, 75990
Sending mail to Texas inmates but there is a protocol. All mail is opened, inspected, and examined to ensure safety. In addition, legal mail must be opened with the inmate present and it will not be read. There are strict measurements that are allowed regarding magazine clippings and newspaper clippings, and mail with over 15 pages of this material is not allowed.
Legal and medical documents over 15 pages are allowed, but it requires warden approval. Inmates can also receive cards, but they cannot contain electronics or be layered in some way to hide contraband. Inmates at Gib Lewis Unit can also receive up to 20 self-addressed and stamped envelopes, and this is an exemption from the standard 15 page limit.
Photos of a certain size can be sent but cannot contain nudity. Polaroid and/or instant photos of any kind are not allowed.
Texas Inmate Search
Money can be sent to Gib Lewis Unit inmates, but there are various fees associated with the different methods available to those who want to send money to inmates. Here are the options:
If you wish to send money through a “walk-in”, this can be done at any Moneygram location.
If you wish to send money online, use a debit or credit card and JPAY.
If you wish to send money to an inmate at Gib Lewis Unit through the mail, your cheapest option (only 50 cents for processing) is a United States Postal money order. The money order must be made out to “JPAY”. The money order should then be sent to this address:
P.O. Box 260010
Hollywood, FL 33026
If you wish to deposit money through the phone, you must call this number: 409-283-8181
In Gib Lewis Unit, you cannot initiate a call to an inmate at any time. An inmate can make outgoing calls but only to approved numbers. A facilities chaplain can help when it comes to a phone call regarding a family emergency, such as a death.
Inmates can submit a list of ten telephone numbers to be approved, and the list can be updated every six months. Cell phone numbers are not allowed.
All calls are recorded and monitored.
A Texas Visitation Application must be filled out before visiting an inmate, and a request must be directly made to the inmate. If a visitor is 12 or over, the application must be filled. You should note that all visitors, belongings, and cars may be searched. No tobacco or tobacco-related products are allowed at Gib Lewis Unit. You are allowed to have a single car key, ID, and up to $50 dollars upon your visit. The $50 must be in small bills.
Your application may be denied, and you can only be on one visitor’s list at a time. You also may have to bring various forms of identification, as well.
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.