Federal Detention Center, Houston


The Federal Detention Center (FDC) in Houston, Texas, is an administrative-security federal prison that houses both male and female inmates. Built at $35 million, this 11-story facility opened its doors in October 1999 with a capacity to accommodate up to 1,118 prisoners.

The FDC Houston is a pretrial detention center housing individuals awaiting trial in the federal court system. It provides these detainees with a secure and controlled environment during their legal proceedings.

Visitation at the FDC Houston is essential to maintaining connections between inmates and their loved ones. However, specific information about visitation hours and guidelines is not readily available. Therefore, it is recommended that visitors contact the facility directly for up-to-date visitation schedules and regulations.

As an administrative-security prison, the FDC Houston provides varying levels of security for inmates, depending on their classification. The living conditions within the facility are known to be relatively harsh compared to other detention centers.

The visitation schedule for the Federal Detention Center (FDC) Houston is as follows:

  • Mondays & Thursdays:

8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

  • Fridays: Visitation hours may vary. Please check with the facility for specific times.

For further information about the Federal Detention Center, Houston, including inmate records search and visitation details, individuals can refer to the official website of the Federal Bureau of Prisons or utilize online inmate search platforms specific to the state of Texas.




HOUSTON, TX  77002






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