The Inmate Family Council is a committee of family
and friends representing each visiting area.
Their purpose is:
To establish clear and accurate lines of communication
between the institution and inmate families.
To promote better understanding by the families of inmates of
the correctional programming that affects family members.
To promote better understanding by the institution of the effect
that correctional programming has on maintaining family relationships.
The Inmate Family Council meets with the Warden
and other institutional staff on a regular basis.
Our IFC at San Quentin has been meeting continuously
since 2003, working with numerous Wardens (and Acting Wardens) during
Send us your e-mail address and join our e-mail list. You will receive
notification when new IFC minutes are posted and any important updates.
E-mail us regarding vending food in the visiting rooms.
E-mail us your comments, suggestions, or questions about the Mainline
and H Unit Visiting program.
E-mail us regarding Condemned Visiting, including scheduling.
Here are some helpful links:
NEW Statewide IFC website
procedure/form CDC 2142
Valley State Prison
Inmate Family Council (Solano), and useful
CSP ~ SAC Inmate Family
Council (New Folsom), and useful
Calipatria Inmate Family
Council , and useful
Inmate Family Council on Facebook.
Family Council on Facebook.
Corcoran Inmate Family
And, of course, the California Department of Corrections and