Austin Transitional Center
The Austin Transitional Center is a new 421-bed co-ed residential treatment center and halfway house. The new facility was constructed on contiguous property just 100 ft. west of the Travis County Residential Center in Del Valle, Texas. The new Austin Transitional Center is a “state of the art” 42,000 square foot facility, with 10 housing areas, 5 classrooms and treatment rooms, Administration and Program Administration areas, Maintenance Department, dining and kitchen. The facility opens up to a large dining and meeting area which includes a security monitoring station located in the center. The facility also includes a medical office and client collection center. The Austin Transitional Center provides community based substance abuse treatment programs and job placement assistance services for offenders recently released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. ATC provides housing and employment services for over 200 Halfway House offenders and over 100 residential substance abuse treatment clients.
The Austin Transitional Center is licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services – Substance Abuse Division to provide substance abuse and treatment counseling for over 100 clients who recently graduated from Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Centers (SAFPs) throughout the State of Texas. American Correctional Association Accreditation is not contractually required at this facility; however the company follows ACA Standards for Adult Community Residential Services.
Administrator: Darryl Anderson
Darryl W. Anderson was named administrator at Austin Transitional Center in 2015. Most recently, he was the Compliance manager at the facility and at the Fort Worth Transitional Center. Prior to that, Anderson worked as a criminal justice instructor at Remington College following several leadership positions at multiple correctional institutions. He started his criminal justice career in 1985 as a patrolman at the Nacogdoches Police Department. Anderson joined corrections as a correctional officer at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, where he was also a classification case manager and chief of classification. He has also served as an assistant warden, deputy warden, assistant administrator, and senior warden at multiple facilities. He later became the assistant hospital administrator at the Adult Forensic Mental Health facility in Florida. Anderson holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Houston-Tillotson College and a master’s degree in counseling from Texas A & M University.
Austin Transitional Center
3154 East Hwy 71
Del Valle, TX 78617
Phone: 512-386-5722 | Fax: 512-386-5386