Facilities: FCI Seagoville with a detention center and an adjacent minimum security satellite prison camp.
Facility Address & Contact Information
Federal Correctional Institution Seagoville
2113 North Highway 175
Seagoville, TX 75159
BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/sea/
Inmate Correspondence Address
For FCI Seagoville
Inmate Name and Registration Number
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 9000
Seagoville, TX 75159
For Satellite Prison Camp
Satellite Prison Camp
P.O. Box 9000
Seagoville, TX 75159
NOTE: Funds cannot be sent directly to inmates. See our page on sending money to federal prisoners for more information.
Security Level: Main: Low; Camp: Minimum
Location: FCI Seagoville is located 11 miles southeast of Dallas, off Highway 175 (Hawn Freeway).
BOP Region: South Central Region (SCR)
BOP Institution Code: SEA for FCI Seagoville
Medical Care: Level 2. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.
Judicial District: Northern District of Texas
Population (as of Sept. 23, 2020): FCI & FDC: 1,640; Camp: 106
Background: Opened in 1938, FCI Seagoville initially housed female inmates. During World War II, the prison housed Japanese, German, and Italian families. In 1945 it converted to the male federal prison it is today. The facility is a Sex Offender Management Program (SOMP) institution. FDC Seagoville celebrated its 75th anniversary on October 10, 2015.
Housing: Inmates are housed in two, three, and five-person rooms. Inmates at the detention center are housed in two-person cells and those at the camp are housed in dormitories.
Health Services: Inmates at FCI Seagoville have access to sick call, dental care, dental emergency care, emergency medical care, eyeglasses, medications, chronic care, and physical examinations. The Health Services waiting room offers educational videos on various health-related concerns. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day.
Psychology Services: Psychological services are available to the inmate population in both facilities in both English and Spanish. Individual consultation, counseling, and crisis intervention are readily available for all inmates. A Non-Residential Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP-NR) is also available to prisoners at FCI Seagoville.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Seagoville houses a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). The camp does not offer RDAP. Both institutions also offer the Drug Education Program and the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP).
Education Services: FCI Seagoville offers literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs to inmates. A certificate is given to students who achieve the eighth-grade functional literacy level. Students who achieve the state standards for GED receive a State of Texas diploma and a cash award up to $25 if funds are available. A parenting program and Adult Continuing Education (ACE) are also available. Institution Release Preparation Program sessions consisting of six core classes are also offered to inmates. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.
Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Seagoville offers advanced occupational education in Auto Mechanic, Automotive Technician, Computer Graphics and Design, Construction Tech, Core Construction, HVAC, Landscape Design, and Turfgrass. No advanced occupational education programs are available at the camp.
Vocational Training: Neither FCI Seagoville nor the camp offers any vocational training programs aside from the advanced occupational education programs.
Apprenticeship: FCI Seagoville does not offer any apprenticeship programs.
Library Services: Both leisure and law libraries are available to inmates at FCI Seagoville. Typewriters are available in the law library and are to be utilized for legal work only. Typewriter ribbons are available from the commissary. In the leisure library, inmates have access to books and magazines. Current magazine subscriptions and newspapers are maintained for English and Spanish speaking inmates. The leisure library also provides a variety of educational, entertainment, and self-help videos and books on tape for inmates interested in personal enrichment.
UNICOR: The FCI Seagoville UNICOR facility produces clothing and textiles.
Commissary: Inmates can spend up to $360.00 per month. This amount is increased during the Christmas holiday season. Popular items include food, beverages, and clothing. Shoes, electronics, ice cream, and over-the-counter medications are also available for purchase. Special Purchase Orders for sports equipment, hobby craft items, etc., are limited each month. Commissary shopping hours are based on the fourth and fifth digits an inmate’s registration number. The commissary is open Monday through Friday.
Recreation Services: Both indoor and outdoor facilities are available at FCI Seagoville depending on weather conditions. Television viewing rooms are located in each of the housing units for inmate use. There are a variety of organized sports including softball, flag football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, handball, racquetball, and basketball. Varsity sports teams are chosen from the inmate population to compete in contests against outside teams. A hobby shop, weight lifting/fitness area, wellness program, and music room are also available for inmates.
Visitation Information: See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
Directions to Prison:
For a comprehensive look at life in federal prison, pick up a copy of Christopher Zoukis’ Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons. For more detailed information about FCI Seagoville, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.