Skyview Psychiatric Unit, TX Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 2, 2020
Skyview Psychiatric Unit

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In Rusk, Texas, you will find the Skyview Psychiatric Unit. The Skyview Psychiatric Unit is a state facility that is designed to house over 562 adult male offenders.

The Skyview Psychiatric Unit is a medium and a closed custody state facility. However, the Skyview Psychiatric Unit also houses some minimum-security inmates as they are waiting to be transferred to their permanent minimum-security facility.

The closed custody inmates in the Skyview Psychiatric Unit will be housed in the special management unit, which comes equipped with single cells.

While on the other hand the protective custody along with the reception (incoming) inmates will be held in the closed custody unit, which also has single cells as well.

The Skyview Psychiatric Unit also has a Medium Unit, which will be home to both minimum and medium-security inmates that come equipped with two-person cells.

While inmates are in the Skyview Psychiatric Unit, they can involve themselves in educational courses that will earn their GED from.

The Skyview Psychiatric Unit also offers its inmates a variety of vocational programs such as the following:

  • Music

  • Horticulture

  • Woodworking

  • Upholstery

Skyview Psychiatric Unit - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Skyview Psychiatric Unit

  • Facility Type

    State Prison

  • Address

    379 FM 2972, Rusk, TX, 75785

  • Phone

    903-683-5781

  • Capacity

    562

  • City

    Rusk

  • Postal Code

    75785

  • State

    Texas

  • Country

    Cherokee County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Skyview Psychiatric Unit

  • Facility Type

    State Prison

  • Address

    379 FM 2972, Rusk, TX, 75785

  • Phone

    903-683-5781

  • Capacity

    562

  • Country

    Cherokee County

  • City

    Rusk

  • Postal Code

    75785

  • State

    Texas

  • Official Website

    Website

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Locating an inmate in the Skyview Psychiatric Unit is easier than ever now. You can easily find the inmate roster on the Texas Department of Corrections website.

You can search for an inmate using the following identifying pieces of information:

  • DOC Number

  • Inmate’s Name

  • Gender

  • Age

  • Weight

  • Height

  • Eye Color

  • Hair Color

  • Race

  • Current Status

  • Scars, Marks, & Tattoos

  • Offense Type

  • Location

Send a Mail/Package

If you would like to stay in contact with an inmate, a great way to do that is by sending them letters.

The inmates in the Skyview Psychiatric Unit can receive your letters. These letters are a great morale booster for inmates.

However, if you are looking to send an inmate a letter, you will need to keep in mind that a prison staff member will be looking at your letter prior to giving it to the inmate. Also, sometimes mail can take a bit before it reaches the inmate as well.

When sending an inmate, a letter you will need to have your return address on the envelope and make it out to the following address as well:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Skyview Psychiatric Unit

379 FM 2972, Rusk, TX, 75785

Sending Money

The Skyview Psychiatric Unit gives you just one way to send money to an inmate.

You can find that way directly on the Texas Department of Corrections' official website.

You will be able to make more than one deposit per calendar week now. You will have a limit of $100 per their commissary account and $100 per their telephone account. Funds will be transferred into the inmates account within 3 business days.

When using this service, you will need to know the inmate’s Texas DOC number along with their date of birth.

Phone Calls

Inmates will have access to the use of a telephone, in which they can call home if they choose to.

All calls coming from the Skyview Psychiatric Unit has the right to be monitored and recorded. General Population inmates will have a maximum of 30 minutes a day to use the telephone.

Inmates will be responsible for paying all charges that are associated with using the telephone.

Visitation Rules

For you to visit an inmate in the Skyview Psychiatric Unit, you will need to fill out the following application. You will then need to wait for the application to be approved.

The Skyview Psychiatric Unit will accept walk-in visits between the days of Thursdays to Sundays between the hours of 8:30 am to 10:30 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

However, if an inmate you are looking to visit is housed either the medium custody unit or the closed custody unit, you will be permitted to visit them between the days of Thursdays to Sundays between the hours of 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

If you or the inmate requires a no-contact visit, you must schedule them prior. You can contact the Skyview Psychiatric Unit from Monday to Wednesday using the following number 903-683-5781.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

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