Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR)
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is responsible for the operation of the California state prison and parole systems. We enhance public safety through safe and secure incarceration of offenders, effective parole supervision, and rehabilitative strategies to successfully reintegrate offenders into our communities.
General Information: 916-324-7308
Locate a California Prison Inmate
For information about locating, contacting, visiting and corresponding with California’s prison inmates use the Inmate Locator or call the Identification Unit at (916) 445-6713.
General Information: 916-445-6713
Visitor Appointment System
The Visitor Processing Appointment Scheduling System (VPASS) is application that is offered as an additional service to help expedite and enhance the visitation process.
General Information: 800-374-8474