Texas Youth Commission Inmate Search and Prison Information

Texas Youth Commission


1111 North Loop PO Box 4260, Austin, TX, 78756

Texas Youth Commission is nestled in Austin, Texas.

The Texas Youth Commission is classified by the state of Texas as a medium-security facility.

The Texas Youth Commission only houses adult male inmates.

Inmates in the Texas Youth Commission are kept in multi-occupancy cells and open dormitories.

Also, inmates that are in the Texas Youth Commission can take part in the facilities correctional industries work program which handles the distribution and processing of commissary orders for a few other state correctional prisons.

The Texas Youth Commission also has vocational programs including:

  • Custodial Maintenance

  • Barbering

  • Material Handling

  • Construction Disciplines

  • Warehousing

  • Computer Aided Drafting

Inmates will also be able to get their GED while they are in the Texas Youth Commission.

The Texas Youth Commission also offers:

  • Self-Help Groups

  • Addiction Treatment Programs

  • Sex Offender Treatment Programs

  • Dental Care

  • Mental Health Care

  • Medical Care

Texas Youth Commission — General Information

Facility Name Texas Youth Commission
Facility Type State Prison
Address 1111 North Loop PO Box 4260, Austin, TX, 78756
Phone 512-533-2770
City Austin
Postal Code 78756
State Texas
County Travis County

Sending a Mail/Care Package

While inmates are in the Texas Youth Commission, they will be permitted to receive letters, photos, and other items from you.

If you would like to send a care package, you will be permitted to do so, but there is one small condition. You will be REQUIRED to use Access SecurePak. You will NOT be permitted to send a care package directly from your home. You will need to use the following third-party site.

Sending Money

Inmates in the Texas Youth Commission will need money to purchase various items from the commissary. The commissary is the prison store where inmates can purchase extra items that the facility does not give them.

Inmates will also need money for their phone account as well, so they can call home.

You can deposit money into an inmate's account by using JPay. JPay will allow you to deposit money using your credit and debit card. JPay does not accept cash payments.

Phone calls

The Texas Youth Commission contracts with Securus Technologies. Securus Technologies is the company that you will need to make an account with. When making account, you will have the ability to ensure that the inmate will always have money on their phone account, so they can always call home.


You will be permitted to come down to the Texas Youth Commission between the hours of 9 am to 3:45 pm on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. You will not be permitted to come down to the Texas Youth Commission after 2:45 pm. No new visitors will be permitted on-site.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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