How to contact an inmate at TDCJ Garza West Unit

Last Updated on May 21, 2023

A friendly help guide for TDCJ Garza West Unit. Learn how to find an inmate and send letters, photos, and more.

How to contact an inmate at TDCJ Garza West Unit

This help guide will walk you through how to connect with an inmate. Follow the steps below to find an inmate and send letters and photos:

  1. How to find an inmate online
  2. How to message an inmate
  3. Sending photos and postcards
  4. Frequently asked questions about TDCJ Garza West Unit
  5. Overview of TDCJ Garza West Unit
  6. Inmate services at TDCJ Garza West Unit

Here's a short video on how to contact an inmate at TDCJ Garza West Unit:

How to message an inmate

How to message an inmate at TDCJ Garza West Unit

You can use your phone or computer to send emails letters, and photos to an inmate. Messages are sent electronically to inmate tablets or kiosks at the facility. If you would like to send an message, start by searching for an inmate at TDCJ Garza West Unit .

Sending Photos and Postcards

How to send photos and postcards to TDCJ Garza West Unit

A great way to send love and support to loved one at TDCJ Garza West Unit is to send photos and postcards. It only takes a few minutes to send photos from your phone and it makes a huge difference. You can also mail postcards with words of support and inspiration, or design your own postcard for special moments like birthdays and holidays.

Important! Be sure not to send any explicit photos or they may not be approved by the facility. You can also use a photo printing app like Penmate to make sure your photos are printed at the correct size (4x6 or 3x5) and are mailed according to the rules and regulations of TDCJ Garza West Unit.

Frequently asked questions about TDCJ Garza West Unit

  1. How long does it take to deliver a message?

    If you're sending an email message your letter is usually delivered within 24-48 hours. For messages sent via mail you should expect delivery within 3-7 days. All messages will need be approved by TDCJ Garza West Unit.

  2. How much does it cost to send a message to TDCJ Garza West Unit?

    You can send a message free using your phone or mail a message via USPS for the price of a $0.60 stamp and envelope. You can also purchase credits or e-stamps from services starting at $1.99.

  3. What services can I use to contact an inmate at TDCJ Garza West Unit?

    You can use Penmate to send letters and photos to an inmate from your phone. It's a easy way to stay in touch during your loved one's incarceration. Use the inmate locator to find an inmate's location and contact information, then you can send messages within a few minutes.

    Securus messaging

    Securus may be another option for communicating with an inmate at TDCJ Garza West Unit. You can create a friends and family account and purchase credits to send messages. All messages will be reviewed and must be approved by the facility.


    Some county jails and state prisons may support for sending messages with JPay. You must register an account with the system, find your loved one, and purchase stamps to send messages. For some locations you can also attach photos.

    Smart Jail Mail

    You may also check if Smart Jail Mail is available at TDCJ Garza West Unit. Smart Jail Mail is operated by Smart Communications and has contracted with some state and county jails. After purchasing credits, your messages and photos are sent to the facility, printed out, and then handed out to your loved one.

  4. What is the mailing address of TDCJ Garza West Unit?
    Mailing address:

    TDCJ Garza West Unit
    4250 TX-202
    Beeville , TX 78102
    (361) 358-9890

    Business hours:
    • Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed

Overview of TDCJ Garza West Unit

TDCJ Garza West Unit is a correctional center that falls under the Texas Department of Criminal Justice located in Beeville, Texas. It primarily acts as a maximum-security prison, with an emphasis on housing and treating offenders with medical and mental health concerns.

Garza West Unit supports and empowers inmates on the road towards rehabilitation through various rehabilitation programs, educational facilities and opportunities apart from other training requirements based on charges and their backgrounds. Any inmate participating warrants empowerment as guidelines to assist them towards creating successful lives after prison can incur endorsements toward more independently-strengthened communities post-release.

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What services are provided by TDCJ Garza West Unit?

As one of the many prisons operated by the state of Texas, the Garza West Unit stands out as a facility located in a slightly less remote location and boasts of offering a range of self-help and educational programs. The programs offered at the unit all serve to teach various life, job, and financial skills which all inmates receiving training overall that contribute meaning and substance to one's life.

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