Resources - These are important links and phone numbers for visiting information.
To CANCEL APPOINTMENTS at San Quentin: 415 454-1460 x 5813
CDCR statewide visiting information phone line: 1 800 374-8474
Links on the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) webpage:
• CDCR General Statewide Visitation page. Go to the source! General information and guidelines. How to send money, inmate phone calls, packages and approved vendors and more.
• CDCR San Quentin State Prison page. General information, institution statistics, visiting and directions, press releases, news, etc.
Changes to Department Rules. Public information about
current CDCR regulations and proposed changes, from the CDCR
and Policy Management Branch page. Keep informed - participate
in public hearings.
The Inmate Family Council (IFC), at Valley
State Prison for Women in Chowchilla, California has an
extensive webpage with information and links of
interest to visitors at VSPW and elsewhere. Rather than attempt
to duplicate their work, we suggest you visit them directly.
Another big page - Solano
Inmate Family Council
Statewide Inmate Family Councils, webpages, newsletters and information listed on the VSPW webpage. Locate or contact IFC's at other institutions.