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Computer Recovery

In 1999 the computer recovery program was established and is codified in Texas Government Code § 497.012. State agencies and political subdivisions can send surplus or salvage data processing equipment to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) to be refurbished or recycled. Refurbished equipment is made available to school districts, state agencies, political subdivisions, or statewide organization described by Section 264.603, Texas Family Code, or a local volunteer advocate program, as defined by Section 264.601, Texas Family Code in that relative order of preference.

The computer recovery facilities are located in Snyder at the Daniel Unit and in Huntsville at the Wynne Unit. The computer recovery program is beneficial to Texas schools (children are provided access to technology), state agencies and political subdivisions (an efficient and easy method to recycle data processing equipment); and offenders receive marketable job skills training and hands on experience to increase their post-release employment readiness.

State agencies and political subdivisions that are interested in sending data processing equipment to a computer recovery facility can contact the nearest facility and download the appropriate packet, as provided below.

Data processing equipment may be scheduled for pickup by the TDCJ or customers may deliver directly to the facility with prior approval and a scheduled date of delivery.

Instruction packets for sending data processing equipment to a computer recovery facility:

Schools, city or county agencies, state agencies, and organizations described in Texas Family Code § 264.603 and 264.601 that are interested in receiving refurbished data processing equipment from a computer recovery program will need to download and complete the below required form(s).


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TDCJ DANIEL UNIT
Computer Recovery Facility
938 South FM 1673
Snyder, Texas 79549
Phone: 325-573-1114, ext 4152
Fax: 325-574-6701
Email: computer.recovery@tdcj.state.tx.us
Hours of Operation:
6:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. Monday - Friday
State of Texas TDCJ WYNNE UNIT
Computer Recovery Facility
810 FM 2821 West
Huntsville, TX 77349
Phone: 936-291-5162
Fax:  936-291-5278
Email: computer.recovery@tdcj.state.tx.us
Hours of Operation:
4:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

 

 

 

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