Larry Gist State Jail is a mixed custody facility located on 776 shared acres of land in Beaumont Texas. The facility houses a maximum of 2,276 male offenders
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I have a grandson at Gist unit and would like to know the mailing address of the parole board so that I can wright a letter of support for him, Thanks
Hi, The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles web site noted the following: Q: What kind of information do I include in a support letter and where do I send it? A: Include information that demonstrates to the parole panel that an offender has a support system in place upon release. Letters may include information regarding employment/potential employment, residence, transportation, available treatment programs (as applicable), or other information the writer feels would be helpful to the parole panel in making their decision. Be sure to include the offender’s name and TDCJ number. Send letters to: Review and Release Processing, TDCJ… Read more »
Thanks for your information and timely response, Delora
Hi, my fiancée just got transferred from Montgomery County to Gist. How do I write him, also, how do I accept /receive his calls, and do commissary? And how do you guys do visitation? How do I put money on my postpaid cell phone and home phone? Are inmates allowed to receive books or anything?
It would be best to use our link to the Gist facility. If you go to their web site, you will find the information that you need regarding visitation, phones, commissary, etc.
Howfinding out jail release
Try vinelinks.com and use the offender research section.
Do you have to be 18 or older to visit an inmate?
A visitor under 18 has to be with an adult visitor ( over 18 )who is on the inmate’s approved visitor list.
is larry gist state jail currently under lockdown and for how much longer?
To find out whether any prison is locked down, you need to call the facility.
My husband might be transferred there and i wanted to know about the jail. is it a ok one and do they have any programs?
On the whole, Texas prisons are not the best prisons in the United States. Of course, any prison is not good. For specific details about Gist, click the web site link posted on the top of this prison page.
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My son just got moved to gist unit how long before anyone can visit I was told 30 to 45 days and putting money on there books might take a week he just got there on the 10th so I know he’s going to miss a visit but we wrote him already to let him know thanks any feedback would be nice.
Click the following link for more information about the Larry Gist State Jail.
My dad is about to go to larry gist within the next week or two and im trying to figure ot how to set up the phone, so he can call my mother & myself does anyone know if you still go through the offender connect or some other phone account?
Hi Marissa, Please note the following information below about telephone. You may also find the following information helpful about prison life, click this link. he Offender Telephone System (OTS) allows eligible offenders to make telephone calls to individuals listed on the offender’s approved calling list. Offenders with major disciplinary problems, gang affiliations or on death row do not have access to the pay telephone system. Before you can receive calls from a TDCJ offender, you must first register your telephone number. To register, contact the telephone vendor at 1-866-806-7804 or through the vendor’s website at http://texasprisonphone.com . To register you… Read more »
Do I need a Texas i.d to visit an inmate? I wanna take my 4 month old daughter to visit my cousin also. Do I need to have my daughter on the visitation list also?
You need a photo id from any state or the federal government. Regarding your 4 month old daughter, we recommend that you call the facility directly for the answer.
From Prisonpath– Since we have received so many questions about visitation, Please note the Prison’s checklist: The following checklist may be beneficial: VISITOR CHECKLIST Confirm the offender is assigned to the unit you are planning to visit, has visitation privileges and that you are on the Visitors List. Bring valid identification (ID). If you have made special arrangements with the unit, call prior to leaving to ensure that plans for your visit have been made and are in place. Check clothing for compliance with visiting rules and regulations. If you are bringing a child and you are not the legal… Read more »
Does anyone know if this unit is on lockdown?
Hi I was told that Larry Gist is shutting down. Is this rumor true? What happens with the inmates if so?
how many kids i bring w me
How do I set up my cell phone to where I can receive calls from the jail?
Hi my husband in he was transferred from Monterey county I want to know how do I mail off his and put money on his book and do I put on top of the letter.thank you Charmaine. Moore
Please review our updated information on the Larry Gist Jail page for mailing an inmate. For information about prison life, read
the 25 Rules.
how do I order commissary online to send to my boyfriend
Please review our updated additional information section on the Larry Gist State Jail page about commissary.
Has there been flooding at the unit?
My son in there & I would like to fine out his charges cuz I live in Oregon and it’s hard to find out things if someone can help me please contact me I haven’t seen my son since he was 10 years old his dad took him from me now he’s 28 he’s been living in Texas since he was 10 please if someone can help me with that would be wonderful & here is my 971-207-6837 & my name is Kandi Oldfield Thank you so so so very much!!!!!!