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CURRENT VISITATION FACILITY STATUS BY INSTITUTION

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR VISITING

FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON VISITING, INCLUDING HOW TO REQUEST A VISIT AND NEW IN-PERSON VISITING PROTOCOLS, PLEASE VISIT OUR VISITATION INFORMATION PAGE.

VPASS IS NO LONGER BEING USED TO SCHEDULE VISITS

Check this page regularly for updates on the status of visiting at each state institution. Every prison has visiting on Saturdays, Sundays, and four holidays during each calendar year (New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day). Events that may impact visiting include medical quarantines and modified programs.

Visits vary by institution but usually begin between 7:30 a.m. and end between 2 and 3 p.m. To find out the days and visiting hours for the prison you are going to visit, call 1-800-374-8474.

NOTICE :   If you received an email Thursday, May 13 between 3:00PM-3:30PM, stating that your scheduled in-person visit has been canceled for this weekend, this is due to a technical issue while upgrading the Visitation Scheduling Application. Your in-person visit is NOT cancelled, and you should show up as planned. If they have not already, visiting staff will be reaching out to you individually. If you receive/received a cancellation outside of this timeframe then your visit maybe canceled for other health or safety reasons and you should check with the institution visiting staff with any questions. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. If you have further questions, please reach out to the visiting staff of the institution you wish to visit: visiting sergeant/lieutenant phone list

Please Note :  Recording video visits is strictly prohibited and may result in the suspension of visiting privileges.

Current Facility Status by Institution
InstitutionVisiting Status
Avenal State Prison
ASP Visiting Status - GTL Cancelled Visits

On May 13, 2021, The in-person visits scheduled for May 16, 2021, were sent emails stating they were cancelled due to ASP no longer conducting in-person visiting. This was an error and ASP is still conducting in-person visits scheduled for May 16, 2021. If you had a visit scheduled please arrive as normal to conduct the visit.

Last Updated:
05/14/2021
California City Correctional Facility
CAC Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting

VPASS is no longer being used to schedule contact visits.Email process for in-person visits.CACVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov In-person visitation on SATURDAYS.Visitors are to be scheduled in the order their emails were received.Visitors will not have the option on picking their appointment time. Visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. For visitors providing questionable vaccination cards as proof of being vaccinated may be referred to the Employee Health and Wellness team to conduct a POC test.Arrive one hour early for in-person visits.Testing information-Visitors should arrive at least one-hour prior to their scheduled appointment with a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result from a test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to the visit.Or undergo Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution. It is highly recommended to have a test completed prior to the visit to ensure a smooth processVisits will be limited capacity to maintain social distancing requirements.A brief embrace shall be allowed between visitor and incarcerated individual upon greeting and exiting the visiting room. Visitors and Inmates shall wear a mask. Masks shall be worn at all times during visiting. Mask must cover the nose and mouth. CAC will provide water for consumption during the visit. Video visitation on SUNDAYS. Video visits will still be scheduled by visitors using the new VSA system.

Last Updated:
05/04/2021
California Correctional Center
CCC Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting

CCC’s Hybrid Visiting Model will allow in-person visitation on SATURDAYS and video visitation on SUNDAYS. The Institution is now in the new normal. Inmates on quarantine or Isolation will not be eligible for in-person or video visitation. In-Person visitation will be by appointment only and available for one approved visitor per inmate. Visiting will be one-hour (1) sessions. Visits will be limited capacity to maintain social distancing requirements. Visitors are required to either provide a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result from a test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to the visit, provide proof of being fully vaccinated, or undergo a Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test will be available at the institution prior to the admission into the institution. The POC test will be conducted by healthcare staff and a negative result will be required. Visitors are required to arrive at least one (1) hour prior to their scheduled visit time. It is important to take into account that testing onsite may affect your scheduled visit. In addition, the use of the vending machines will not be allowed during the visit. To schedule an In-Person or Video Visit please use the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA) https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app. For further details on visitation please refer to https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/ To find a testing site near you please visit https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/LocalHealthServicesAndOffices.aspx

Last Updated:
05/05/2021
California Correctional Institution
CCI Visiting Status - Hybrid visiting vacc

California Correctional Institution (CCI) transitioned to a Hybrid Visiting Model on Saturday April 10, 2021. This model allows CCI to continue video visitation on SATURDAYS and in-person visitation on SUNDAYS. In-Person visitation will be by appointment only. Visiting sessions will be one-hour (1) sessions. Unfortunately, only one approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate. Visits will be limited capacity to maintain social distancing requirements. Visitors are required to provide either a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result from a test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to visit or undergo Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution. The POC test will be conducted by healthcare staff. A negative result will be required for the visit to go forward. Visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. For visitors providing questionable vaccination cards as proof of being vaccinated may be referred to the Employee Health and Wellness team to conduct a POC test. Fully vaccinated is defined as at least two weeks past the final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine series. Visitors are required to arrive at least on hour prior to their scheduled time. It is important to take into account that testing onsite may affect your scheduled visit. In addition, the use of vending machines will not be allowed during the visit. CCI has implemented the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA) system, https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app for video visiting AND in-person visiting starting April 23, 2021 for all future visits. Further details, including how to reserve a visiting appointment, can be found on CDCR’s Visiting Information page: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/

Last Updated:
05/05/2021
California Health Care Facility
CHCF Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting Model

CHCF has a Hybrid Visiting Model Starting 5/17 CHCF will be in Phase 3. As of 5/14/21 - Bldg's A2A, A2B, B3A, B3B, B4A, B4B, B7A, B7B, D2A, D2B, D6A, D6B, are currently unavailable for visiting for this weekend. CHCF will continue video visitation on SUNDAYS and in-person visitation on SATURDAYS. In-Person visitation will be by email request from 8am Saturday to 8am Monday for the following weekend only. Visiting sessions will be one-hour (1) sessions with thirty (30) minutes in between sessions to disinfect visiting areas. Unfortunately, only one approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate. Visits will be limited to maintain social distancing requirements. Visitors are required to either provide proof of current covid vaccination completed at least 2 weeks prior or provide a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result from a test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to visit https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/ or undergo(POC)rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution. A negative result will be required to visit if visitor is not vaccinated. Visitors are required to arrive one hour prior to their scheduled time. Testing onsite may affect your scheduled visit. Vending machines will not be allowed during the visit. CHCF will provide water during the visit. CHCF has implemented the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA) system https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app for video visiting but will use the email CHCFVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov process for in person visiting. How to reserve a visiting appointment can be found on CDCR’s Visiting Information page:https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/

Last Updated:
05/14/2021
California Institution for Men
CIM Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting

The California Institution for Men (CIM) will continue In-Person Visitation on SATURDAYS and Video Visitation on SUNDAYS. In-Person visitation will be by appointment only. Effective May 15, 2021, to schedule an in-person visit for Saturdays email your request to CIMVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov. You can continue to use the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA) systemhttps://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app to schedule Video Visits on Sundays. Email requests will be reviewed for acceptance a week prior to the visiting date from Saturday 8am to Monday 8am. Please include the inmate’s full name and CDCR number, your full name and ID/DL# as documented on your identification card. In person visiting sessions will be in 2-hour increments with 30 minutes in between sessions to disinfect visiting areas. 3 approved visitors will be allowed per inmate, no minors under 2 years of age will be allowed at this time. Face masks are required. Visits will be limited capacity to maintain social distancing requirements. Vending machine food will be available, water will be available when vending services are not available. Arrive to CIM’s Main Visiting Processing Center at least one hour prior to the scheduled appointment. Visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide proof of COVID testing. Visitors providing questionable vaccination cards as proof of being vaccinated will be referred to on site point of care screening. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated are required to either provide a negative PCR or POC test result from a test administered 72 hours prior to the visit. Testing sites can be located on the following page: https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/

Last Updated:
05/12/2021
California Institution for Women
CIW Visiting Status - HYBRID VISITING

Video Visits are held on Saturday, 8:30 a.m-2:30 p.m. In-person visits are held on Sundays, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Video Visits will be scheduled in 1 hour increments. Video visits shall be scheduled by visitors using https://www.cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app. Effective May 15th In-Person visits will be scheduled by visitors using ciwvideovisiting@cdcr.ca.gov .The scheduling window will open for in-person visits Saturday 8am and close on Monday 8am for the following weekend. Starting May 23 In-Person visits will be 2 hours with 2 visitors approved. Minors 2 years and older may visit however they will follow COVID testing protocols. All visitors shall wear a mask, unless outside maintaining 6 feet. Visitors who are fully vaccinated (those who received their last dose two or more weeks ago) and can provide a COVID 19 vaccination card will not be required to provide a negative COVID test. Visitors who are NOT fully vaccinated are required to either provide a negative polymerase chain reaction(PCR) COVID-19 test result from a test taken 72 hours prior to visit, or undergo Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution. The POC test will be conducted by healthcare staff. A negative result will be required for the visit to go forward. Visitors can find testing locations at https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/. Visitors are required to arrive at least 1 hour prior to their scheduled time. Please take into account that if you have to test onsite may affect your scheduled visit. The use of vending machines shall not be available and water bottles will be provided for Sunday's In-Peron visiting only. Conditions may change at any time. Thank you for your understanding and patients.

Last Updated:
05/15/2021
California Medical Facility
CMF Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting

California Medical Facility (CMF) is currently operating in Phase 2 and has transitioned to a Hybrid Visiting Model. This model will allow CMF to continue video visitation on SATURDAYS and in-person on SUNDAYS. Both Video and In-Person visitation will be by appointment only. Unfortunately, only one approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate (NO minors) for in person visiting. Visitors will now have the ability to schedule their own video AND in-person visits replacing the email request process by claiming an account at cdcr.gtlvisitme.com Visits will be limited capacity to maintain social distancing requirements. Visitors shall wear a mask, which shall be worn at all times during visiting. Effective immediately, visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. For visitors providing questionable vaccination cards as proof of being vaccinated may be referred to the Employee Health and Wellness team to conduct a POC test. Visitors who are not fully vaccinated are required to either provide a negative (PCR) COVID-19 test result test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to visit, or undergo (POC) rapid test prior to admission into the institution. Visitors are required to arrive at least on hour prior to their scheduled time. IT IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED THAT VISITORS TEST PRIOR TO THEIR ARRIVAL. This will alleviate the risk of missing your scheduled visit. There will be no extended time allowed should this occur. The visit will be rescheduled. If your loved one is housed, in a quarantine/isolation unit, that unit will not have the ability to receive neither video or in-person visits. CMF will provide water for consumption during the visit. Photo ducat program will not be available.

Last Updated:
05/05/2021
California Mens Colony
CMC Visiting Status - HYBRID Visitation

The California Men's Colony is currently conducting a hybrid model for visitation. Video visitations are conducted each Saturday, and in-person visitations each Sunday. Visitation sessions are 1 hour each with start times of 8:30, 10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:30. Approved Visitors shall utilize the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA)to schedule video visits. When using the VSA system to self-schedule a visitation, the approved Visitor will be restricted to the time slot assigned to the incarcerated person's current housing. For Saturday video visitations, the VSA will be available from midnight Friday through midnight Tuesday for the following weekend. For Sunday in-person visitations, CMCVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov is the email that is utilized to request an in-person visit between Saturday 8am-Monday 8am for the following weekend. Visitation appointments are scheduled on a first come basis. Due to limited video visitation stations and physical distancing protocols, a visitation request submitted may not be successfully scheduled. Housing Units designated quarantine or isolation will not be available for visitations. A Visitor scheduled for an in-person visit should arrive at the CMC at least one-hour prior to their scheduled appointment. The Visitor is to present a negative PCR or POC test result taken within 72 hours if the scheduled visit. Visitors may find COVID-19 test site locations by county via the following link: https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/. All institutions shall follow public health protocols while conducting video and in-person visitations, including physical distancing and sanitation of each station following a visit. Further details can be found on CDCR’s Visiting Information page at https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/

Last Updated:
05/13/2021
California Rehabilitation Center
CRC Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, Scheduling in-person visits is changing. Prospective visitors for weekend of May 22-23 MUST schedule in-person visits by emailing the institution directly. Requests can be sent starting May 15 at 8 a.m. (See the scheduling section of cdcr.ca.gov for more details). Scheduling for in-person visitation begin one week before the intended visit starting Saturday 8am and closing Monday 8am. Video visits will continue to be scheduled through the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA). Video visiting sessions will be one-hour sessions, in-person visiting sessions will be two-hour sessions with thirty (30) minutes in between sessions to disinfect visiting areas. Up to three (3) approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate ages two and above. Visits will be limited capacity to maintain social distancing requirements. Visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. For visitors providing questionable vaccination cards as proof of being vaccinated may be referred to the Employee Health and Wellness team to conduct a POC test. Visitors that are not fully vaccinated are still required to either provide a negative COVID-19 test result from a test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to visit, or undergo Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution. Visitors are required to arrive at least one hour prior to their scheduled time. Testing onsite may affect your scheduled visit. Refer to CDCR website for available testing centers in your area. CRC continues with the VSA system https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app for video visiting. Please review the updated scheduling process on the CDCR web sitewww.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/

Last Updated:
05/13/2021
California State Prison Corcoran
COR Visiting Status - In-Person Visiting

CSP-Corcoran will be going back to email request beginning Saturday, May 15, 2021. Appointment requests may be submitted to CORvideovisiting@cdcr.ca.gov, beginning Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 8:00 am. through Monday, May 17, 2021, at 8:00 am. For any future visits you may schedule your visits one week prior beginning Saturday 8:00 am through Monday 8:00 am. Fully vaccinated visitors will NOT require testing prior to in-person visiting effective May 8, 2021. Fully vaccinated is defined as at least two weeks past the final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine series. Please provide a copy of your Vaccination card prior to the visit. Facility MSF is on modified program and is currently unable to receive visits. In accordance with PSR-COR-03C-18-006, STG-II Bulldogs will be allowed visits on Saturdays only, and STG-II Surenos, EME, and Paisa will be allowed visits on Sundays only. Beginning Saturday May 22, 2021, visiting sessions will be 2 hours. Non-contact appointments for inmates housed on facility 3A, 3B, and 3C will have 2 hour sessions. For inmates housed in Administrative Segregation and LTRH visiting sessions will remain 1 hour sessions. One approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate. ALL in person visitors NOT fully Vaccinated MUST provide a negative (PCR) COVID-19 test result taken no longer than 72 hours prior to the visit or undergo a Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test. Visitors will be required to arrive at least one hour prior to their scheduled visit time. Family visits will begin Wednesday, June 9, 2021. We will continue our previous schedule and schedule family visits every Wednesday and Saturday.

Last Updated:
05/15/2021
California State Prison Los Angeles
LAC Visiting Status - Video Visiting/ In-Person Visiting

CSP-LAC will be having hybrid visiting. Video Visiting and In-Person Visiting shall be scheduled on the VSA system. https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app Video Visiting will take place only on Saturday’s of each month. VPASS will no longer be used. In-Person Visiting will take place only on Sunday’s of each month. Visitors shall be allowed per inmate one- hour Video Visit. One Visitor shall be allowed per inmate for a one-hour In-Person visit (no minors allowed in Phase 2) Must arrive one hour prior to In-Person Visit. Effective immediately, visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. Visitors are required to either provide a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result from a test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to the visit, or undergo Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution. The POC test will be conducted by healthcare staff. A negative result will be required for the visit to go forward. COVID-19 testing link: https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/ Visitors shall go through the COVID-19 entrance screening process, shall include touchless temperature screening and verbal screening questionnaire. Visitors will be spaced apart from the inmate by a minimum of six feet. Visitors shall be wearing a mask which shall be worn at all times during visiting. Masks must cover the nose and mouth. Vending machines and water fountains will not be available. Photo ducat program will not be available. Visitors will be provided with water bottles when available .

Last Updated:
05/13/2021
California State Prison Sacramento
SAC Visiting Status - In-Person Visiting

Effective immediately, fully vaccinated visitors may present their valid vaccination card indicating they are at least two weeks past the last injection in their vaccination series in lieu of a negative COVID test result. Visitors who are NOT fully vaccinated MUST provide a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result taken no later than 72 hours prior to the visit or undergo a Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission. In Person Visits will expand to two hours starting May 22nd and 23rd and MUST be scheduled by emailing the institution directly at SACVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov. VSA/GTL WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTABLE FOR SCHEDULING IN PERSON VISITATION. Email request will be reviewed a week prior from the visiting date starting Saturday at 8am until Monday at 8am. Please include in the email the following: Inmates full name and CDCR number, your name, DL/ID number, Date of birth, Relationship to the inmate, email address and a contact number. ALL of those components must be met in the email in order for it to be considered acceptable. Vending machines will not be available. A bottle of water will be provided to each visitor and inmate. Inmates that are on quarantine or isolation status will NOT be allowed to participate in visiting. Social Distancing will be implemented and masks will be provided to all visitors and inmates. Mask requirements will be enforced.

Last Updated:
05/14/2021
California State Prison Solano
SOL Visiting Status - Video Visiting/ Hybrid Visiting

CSP Solano is currently conducting a hybrid model for visitation. Video visitations are conducted each Saturday, and in-person visitations each Sunday. Visitation sessions are 1 hour each with start times of 7:30, 9:00, 10:30, 12:00, and 1:30. Approved Visitors shall utilize the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA) to schedule both video and in-person appointments. When using the VSA system to self-schedule a visitation, the approved Visitor will be restricted to the time slot assigned to the incarcerated person's current housing. For Saturday video visitations, the VSA will be available from midnight Friday through midnight Tuesday for the following weekend. For Sunday in-person visitations, the VSA will be available from midnight Saturday through midnight Wednesday for the following weekend. Visitation appointments are scheduled on a first come basis. Due to limited video visitation stations and physical distancing protocols, a visitation request submitted may not be successfully scheduled. Housing Units designated quarantine or isolation will not be available for visitations. A Visitor scheduled for an in-person visit should arrive at the SOL at least one-hour prior to their scheduled appointment. The Visitor is to present a valid vaccination card, negative PCR, or POC test result taken within 72 hours if the scheduled visit. Visitors may find COVID-19 test site locations by county via the following link: https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/. All institutions shall follow public health protocols while conducting video and in-person visitations, including physical distancing and sanitation of each station following a visit. Further details can be found on CDCR’s Visiting Information page at https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/

Last Updated:
05/05/2021
California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility
SATF Visiting Status - In Person Visits May 15, 2021

In Person Visits appear to be cancelled in error for some institutions. In Person Visitations at CSATF/SP are still scheduled for May 15, 2021. Please arrive an hour prior to your scheduled visitation time. This location is now providing In Person/ Video Visiting appointments through the new VSA/GTL system (http://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app) starting Friday April 23, 2021. Each incarcerated person is allowed one hour contact visit every Saturday and one hour Video Visit every Sunday with an approved visitor. All institutions will be following public health protocols while conducting contact and video visitation, including physical distancing and sanitation of each station following a visit. All Visitors are required to arrive 1 hour prior to their scheduled visit. Visitors are also required to provide a negative PCR COVID 19 test, taken no longer than 72 hour prior to their visit. Visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. For visitors providing questionable vaccination cards as proof of being vaccinated will be referred to the Employee Health and Wellness team to conduct a POC test. Further details, including how to reserve a visiting appointment can be found on CDCR’s Visiting Information page: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors The following housing will not be allowed Video Visits and/or In Person Visits; Facility C Building 3 & 4, Facility E Building 2, Facility F Building 3 -A and D Sections.

Last Updated:
05/13/2021
Calipatria State Prison
CAL Visiting Status - hybrid visiting

UPDATE!!As a result of unforeseen circumstances, Inmates on Facility B who have been identified as member of Security Threat Group (STG) II- Blood or Crips will not be eligible for visits this weekend May 15, 2021. Calipatria State Prison will continue with Hybrid Visiting at this time. Hybrid Visiting will remain with In-Person visit occurring on Saturday, and Video Visiting occurring on Sunday. Effective Immediately For the weekend of May 22nd and 23rd the in-person visiting section of VSA will be turned off TO schedule an in person Visit approved Visitors will be required to use the Visiting Email when requesting an in person visit at CALVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov Visitors will start scheduling Saturday, May 15th at 0800 hours for a two hour in-person visit the weekend of May 22nd and 23rd. Video Visiting will continue to be scheduled by VSA Visitors NOT vaccinated at least 14 days prior to visiting are required to either provide a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result from a test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to visit, or undergo Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution. The POC test will be conducted by healthcare staff. A negative result will be required for the visit to go forward. Visitors are required to arrive at least on hour prior to their scheduled time. It is important to take into account that testing onsite may affect your scheduled visit.

Last Updated:
05/14/2021
Centinela State Prison
CEN Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting- Currently Phase2; May 22nd Phase

Centinela State Prison is providing Hybrid Visiting. In-person visits occur on Saturday and Video Visiting on Sunday. Effective May 22nd, In-Person Visits will have a duration of 2 hours and will need to be scheduled via email Email requests will need to be received between 8:00 am Saturday May 15th through 8:00 am Monday, May 17th. Video Visits will continue to be scheduled using the VSA system. Video Visits is a duration of 1 hour. For Video Visits, log onto your WebEx invite 5 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment. For in-person visiting, it is recommended to arrive to the institution 1 hour prior to your scheduled appointment. Visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide COVID testing. COVID-19 Screening will be conducted upon your arrival for your visit. A negative Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) or a negative Point-of-Care (POC) result for COVID-19 test must be taken within 72 hours of your scheduled appointment. *Note- Onsite testing will be available but the process of testing may take up time from your visit. Facility A, B, C, D and E are currently on Phase II of the Inmate Visiting Program. Effective May 22nd, Phase 3 will be in effect. Offenders housed in A5, B4 and D5 will not be eligible to receive video or in-person visit. For more information regarding testing sites for COVID-19, see the following weblink: https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/ For more information regarding the VSA process to request a visit, see the following weblink: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/how-to-schedule-a-video-visit-using-vsa/ For more information regarding the email process to request a visit, see the following weblink: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/how-to-schedule-a-cdcr-video-visit/

Last Updated:
05/11/2021
Central California Womens Facility
CCWF Visiting Status - Hybrid Model

Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF) is currently operating in Phase III and has transitioned to a Hybrid Visiting Model. This model allows CCWF to continue video visitation on SATURDAYS and in-person on SUNDAYS. Both Video and In-Person visitation are by appointment only. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, fully vaccinated visitors may present their valid vaccination card indicating they are at least two weeks past the last injection in their vaccination series in lieu of a negative COVID test result. (See cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/ for more details). One-hour video visits will continue however, beginning May 23, In-person visits are expanding to two hours. Also, two additional adult or minor visitors (age two and above) for a total of three visitors are authorized per incarcerated person. Video visits will continue to be scheduled through the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA). CDCR will be using VSA to schedule in-person visits now through Wednesday May 12, for visits May 15-16. After that time, CDCR will then require visitors to schedule in-person visits through email, to allow for greater flexibility. For weekend of May 22-23 Prospective visitors MUST schedule in-person visits by emailing the institution directly at CCWFVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov. Requests can be sent starting May 15 at 8 a.m. (See the scheduling section of cdcr.ca.gov for more details).

Last Updated:
05/12/2021
Central Valley Modified
CVM Visiting Status - Video Visiting

This location is providing video visiting to allow friends and family to safely connect with incarcerated people. Each incarcerated person is allowed one free 30-minute video visit every 30 days with an approved visitor. All institutions will be following public health protocols while conducting video visitation, including physical distancing and sanitation of each station following a visit. Further details, including how to reserve a visiting appointment can be found on CDCR’s Visiting Information page: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/

Last Updated:
12/03/2020
Chuckawalla Valley State Prison
CVSP Visiting Status - Hybrid Video Visiting & In-Person Visiting Program

In-Person Visiting will occur each Saturday and Video Visiting will occur each Sunday. In-Person Visiting shall be limited to three pre-approved visitors (age 2 and above) per inmate for two hours only beginning Saturday May 22, 2021. Inmates assigned to quarantine/isolation units will not have the ability to receive either in-person or video visits. Beginning on May 15, 2021, in person visiting will no longer be scheduled using VSA and will be scheduled utilizing the CVSP email site for May 22, 2021. In-Person Visits shall be scheduled via email at CVSP Visiting email at CVSPVideovisiting@cdcr.ca.gov. When sending an email to schedule an In-Person Visit, the Visitor shall include in the subject line: “Requesting In-Person Visiting” and include in the body of the email: Inmate Name, CDCR #, Visitor’s Full Name, Date of Birth, Valid ID Type and Number, Relationship to Inmate, Email address and Phone Number. The scheduling period will be from Saturday 8:00 a.m. until Monday 8:00 a.m. the week prior to visiting. There will be no walk-in appointments. Visitors should arrive at least one-hour prior to their scheduled appointment with a negative PCR or POC test result from a test taken within 72 hours. Visitors can find COVD-19 test site locations by county at https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/ For the month of May 2021, all visitors who can show proof that they are fully vaccinated (two weeks after their final shot) will not be required to provide COVID testing. For visitors providing questionable vaccination cards as proof of being vaccinated may be referred to Employee Health and Wellness team to conduct a POC test. For more information on CDCR Visiting, visit https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/for more details.

Last Updated:
05/12/2021
Correctional Training Facility
CTF Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting

CTF Video visitation will be on SATURDAYS and in-person visitation on SUNDAYS. In-Person visitation will be by email at CTFVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov starting Saturday May 15 at 8:00am through Monday 8:00am for the following weekend. Visiting sessions will be two-hour sessions with 30 minutes in between sessions to disinfect visiting areas. Only 3 approved visitors will be scheduled per inmate. Video visits will remain 1 hour long and will continue to be scheduled using the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA). Effective immediately, visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. Visitors who have not been vaccinated will required to either provide a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 72 hours prior to the scheduled appointment. This applies to children 4 years of age and older. Children under the age of 2 are not allowed at this time. Face covering for minor children will be required and will NOT be provided by CDCR. Healthcare staff will conduct the POC test. A negative result will be required for the visit to go forward. Visitors are required to arrive at least 1 hour prior to their scheduled time. It is important to take into account that the onsite testing may affect your scheduled visit. In addition, the use of vending machines will be allowed during the visit. Buildings that are quarantine/isolation will not be eligible for video or in person visits.

Last Updated:
05/12/2021
Delano MCCF
DMCCF Visiting Status - Video Visiting

This location is providing video visiting to allow friends and family to safely connect with incarcerated people. Each incarcerated person is allowed one free 30-minute video visit every 30 days with an approved visitor. All institutions will be following public health protocols while conducting video visitation, including physical distancing and sanitation of each station following a visit. Further details, including how to reserve a visiting appointment can be found on CDCR’s Visiting Information page: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/

Last Updated:
12/03/2020
Desert View Modified
DVM Visiting Status - Cancelled

As part of CDCRs COVID-19 prevention efforts, the Inmate Visiting Program, including family visiting statewide remains closed until further notice. CDCR recognizes the value of inmate visitation as a means of maintaining family and community ties and preparing inmates for successful release back into society. At this time, CDCR must take extreme precautionary measures in order to protect the health and wellness of all who live, work, and visit within our institutions and make every effort in stopping the spread.

Last Updated:
10/12/2020
Deuel Vocational Institution
DVI Visiting Status - Visiting

DVI has transitioned to a Hybrid Visiting Model. EFFECTIVE May 8, 2021 fully vaccinated visitors will not require testing prior to in-person visiting. Fully vaccinated is defined as at least two weeks past the final dose of a covid-19 vaccine series. Scheduling for both video and in-person visits will be via the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA) system https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app. This model will allow DVI to continue video visitation on SATURDAYS and in-person visitation on SUNDAYS. In-Person visitation will be by appointment only, no walk-ins allowed. Visiting sessions will be one-hour (1), with thirty (30) minutes in between sessions to disinfect visiting areas. Unfortunately, only one approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate. Visits will be limited capacity to maintain social distancing requirements. Visitors are required to either provide a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result from a test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to visit https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/, or undergo Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution. The POC test will be conducted by healthcare staff if needed, however supply of rapid tests are limited and a test is not guaranteed. A negative result will be required to visit. DVI HIGHLY recommends that visitors obtain a viral Covid-19 test prior to their visit. Please take into account that testing onsite may affect your scheduled visit. All visits will begin at the scheduled appointment time, with NO exceptions. In addition, the use of vending machines will not be allowed during the visit.

Last Updated:
05/04/2021
Female Community Reentry Facility
FCRF Visiting Status - Cancelled

As part of CDCRs COVID-19 prevention efforts, the Inmate Visiting Program, including family visiting statewide remains closed until further notice. CDCR recognizes the value of inmate visitation as a means of maintaining family and community ties and preparing inmates for successful release back into society. At this time, CDCR must take extreme precautionary measures in order to protect the health and wellness of all who live, work, and visit within our institutions and make every effort in stopping the spread.

Last Updated:
10/12/2020
Folsom State Prison
FSP Visiting Status - phase 3 notice

We are currently in Phase 3 institution wide and are implementing the Hybrid Visiting Model, which consists of In-Person Visiting every Saturday and Video Visiting every Sunday. Video Visiting will remain being scheduled through the VSA. To schedule an in-person visit, the visitor will be required to schedule through the Institutional e-mail FSPVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov. VPASS will no longer be used. In-person visits will be by appointment only, two-hour sessions with 30 minutes in between sessions to disinfect areas. Effective May 15, visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. For visitors providing questionable vaccination cards as proof of being vaccinated may be referred to the Employee Health and Wellness team to conduct a POC test. Visitors who are not vaccinated are required to either provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to the scheduled visit or undergo a POC rapid COVID-19 test at the institution. The POC test could delay the visitor’s appointment time, and may also result in missing the visit altogether. Visitors are required to arrive at least one hour prior to their scheduled visit. Visitors shall go through the COVID-19 entrance screening process, which will include touchless temperature screening and verbal screening questionnaire. Visitors will be spaced from the inmate by a minimum of six feet. Visitors shall wear a mask at all times. Only one approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate. The use of vending machines will not be allowed during the visit. FSP will offer water during the visit. Visitors can find COVID-19 test site locations by county by clicking on this link Testing - Coronavirus COVID-19 Response (ca.gov)

Last Updated:
05/14/2021
Golden State Modified
GSM Visiting Status - cancelled

As part of CDCRs COVID-19 prevention efforts, the Inmate Visiting Program, including family visiting statewide remains closed until further notice. CDCR recognizes the value of inmate visitation as a means of maintaining family and community ties and preparing inmates for successful release back into society. At this time, CDCR must take extreme precautionary measures in order to protect the health and wellness of all who live, work, and visit within our institutions and make every effort in stopping the spread.

Last Updated:
10/12/2020
High Desert State Prison
HDSP Visiting Status - in-person

High Desert State Prison (HDSP) Video visitation will be on SATURDAYS and in-person visitation on SUNDAYS. In-Person visitation will be by email at HDSPVideoVisiting starting Saturday May 15 at 8:00am through Monday 8:00am. Visiting sessions will be two-hour sessions with 30 minutes in between sessions to disinfect visiting areas. Only three approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate. Effective immediately, visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. If you have not been vaccinated, visitors will required to either provide a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 72 hours prior to the scheduled appointment. This applies to children 4 years of age and older. Children under the age of 2 are not being allowed at this time. Face covering for minor children will be required and will not be provided by CDCR. Healthcare staff will conduct the POC test. A negative result will be required for the visit to go forward. Visitors are required to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled time. It is important to take into account that the onsite testing may affect your scheduled visit. No vending machines/food is available at this time. HDSP has implemented the VSA system: https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app for video visiting. Further details, including how to reserve a visiting appointment can be found on CDCR’s Visiting Information page: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/ HDSP buildings that are quarantine/isolation and/or on MODIFIED PROGRAM will not be eligible for video or in person visits.

Last Updated:
05/14/2021
Ironwood State Prison
ISP Visiting Status - Visiting UPDATE

Ironwood State Prison (ISP) is on a hybrid-visiting schedule. ISP is currently operating in Phase II. Effective 4/16/2021, ISP will be conducting in person visits on Saturday’s only. In-person visits shall consist of one visitor and one inmate for 1 hour. In-person visits will be scheduled via VSA/GTL. VPASS and e-mail will no longer be utilized for scheduling either in-person or video visits. ISP is offering Covid testing for those who need it. Visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. There is no guarantee that there will be enough test kits for everyone, so we strongly urge you have your test done prior to the visit. If you require a Covid Test please E-mail our visiting department with your name, the name of the person you are visiting, their CDCR number, your e-mail address and phone number, to the following: ISPVIDEOVISITING@CDCR.CA.GOV no later than Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. In-person visiting hours will be from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30p.m. Visitors should arrive at least one-hour prior to their scheduled appointment with a negative PCR or POC test result from a test taken within 72 hours or proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Visitors can find COVID-19 test site locations by county when clicking on this link: Testing-Coronavirus COVID-19 Response (ca.gov). Video Visits shall be conducted on Sunday’s only and will continue to be scheduled through GTL. Video visits are now one-hour. To ensure that all visitors and inmates are afforded equal opportunity to visit, inmates will have both options available to them, in-person visits and video visits. For further information please visit our website at: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/

Last Updated:
05/04/2021
Kern Valley State Prison
KVSP Visiting Status - Update

There are a lot of visiting changes happening over the next few weeks. One of the biggest changes is that CDCR will no longer require visitors to bring proof of a negative COVID-19 test if you can show proof of vaccination. This change goes into effect the weekend of May 15-16. Please review this link for more details https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/. If a visitor does not have documentation of a valid COVID-19 test one will be afforded; however, if the visitor’s scheduled visiting time is encroached upon, the visitor will not be allotted extra time for the visit. Visitors are required to provide result from a test taken no more than 72 hours prior to the visit. KVSP is currently operating at the new normal program which is a Hybrid Visiting Model. This model consists of in-person visitation on SATURDAYS and continue video visitation on SUNDAYS. Both Video and In-Person visitation will be by appointment only. To reserve a visiting appointment, go to https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors. CDCR will be implementing a new email reservation process, the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA) system. In-person visiting appointments will be one-hour sessions with thirty minutes to clean the visiting area. Only one approved visitor will be allowed per inmate (no minors). Visitors will be allowed on grounds one hour prior to a visit. For more information regarding testing sites for COVID-19, see the following web link: https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested. Vending machines will not be offered during the visits, but bottle water will be provided. Facilities A thru D & M visiting rooms will be operational.

Last Updated:
05/07/2021
Mule Creek State Prison
MCSP Visiting Status - Video and In Person

5/7/2021: All scheduling for In-Person and Video visits will be done using the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA) through GTL. The website to schedule In-Person and Video visits is at: https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app In-person visitors must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken 72 hours from the visit time. ON-SITE TESTING IS LIMITED AND NOT GUARANTEED. Find a testing location near you at https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/LocalHealthServicesAndOffices.aspx some free resources included.

Last Updated:
05/07/2021
North Kern State Prison
NKSP Visiting Status - In Person/Video Visits

Effective today May 4, 2021 all Visitors who are fully vaccinated may bring their vaccination card and will not require a COVID test prior to visiting. All Video Visits (All Inmates) and (In Person Visits for Reception Center) are to be scheduled through cdcr.gtlvisitme.com. Beginning May 15th at 0800AM all In Person Visit requests for May 23rd 2021 (2 Hour Visits)for Facility A and M are to be scheduled by emailing NKSPVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov Reception Center visits will continue to be 1 hour. Vending will be available for Facility A and M Visits. The allowable amount is $70 per adult and $40 per child. You must bring the money in Single $1 bills or quarters. All minors must be 2 years and older. Please bring a mask for all minor children. All inmates at North Kern State Prison are available for both In Person and Video Visits. Video Visits are held on Saturdays and are 1 hour in length. In Person Visits are held on Sundays and are 1 hour in length for all Reception Center inmates and 2 hours in length for all inmates housed on Facility A and M. PLEASE arrive at a minimum of 1 hour prior to your scheduled appointment with a negative PCR or POC test taken within 72 hours. If unable to locate a test site please visit https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested to find a local testing site. Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts your visiting appointment time may be adjusted. For further details regarding visiting please visit cdcr.ca.gov/visiting Please note if an inmate is on Quarantine they may not participate in Visiting until they are removed from it. For any questions regarding Visiting Please contact the visiting department at ext. 7030.

Last Updated:
05/14/2021
Pelican Bay State Prison
PBSP Visiting Status - PBSP Video and In-Person Visiting

The following housing units are ineligible to participate in Visiting at this time: A1, A2, C6, AND C10. WE DO NOT ACCEPT VPASS. Any housing unit may be placed on quarantine or isolation at any time based on the nature of COVID-19. PBSP is currently in Phase II of re-opening. PBSP is utilizing a Hybrid Visiting Model. Starting May 22, In-Person visiting will be on SATURDAY and Video Visits will be on SUNDAY. In Person visiting is by appointment only and will be two (2) hours long. To schedule an in-person visit, email the institution at: PBSPVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov from 8am Saturday through 8am Monday the week prior to the date you wish to visit. Only one (1) approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate. Video Visits are still scheduled utilizing the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA) and the visits remain one (1) hour long. To schedule utilizing VSA: https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: If you are FULLY VACCINATED and are 2 weeks past your second COVID-19 dose, you DO NOT have to get a COVID test prior to your visit. You DO need to bring your vaccination card for verification. If you are not vaccinated, it is of the UTMOST IMPORTANCE for visitors to arrive at least one (1) hour before their scheduled appointment time with a negative PCR test or POC test result from a test taken within 72 hours. The institution will not allow visitors to visit if this requirement is not met. POC TESTS AT THE INSTITUTION ARE NOT GUARANTEED. Visitors can find COVID-19 test site locations, by county, at the following link: https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/. For more information regarding the visiting program, visit our website: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/. BE SURE TO VISIT THE FAQ PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION. https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/visitation-faqs/

Last Updated:
05/15/2021
Pleasant Valley State Prison
PVSP Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting VSA

CDCR will no longer be using VSA to schedule in-person visits. At this time, VSA will only be used to schedule video visits. Visitors must now request an in-person visit by emailing the institution directly at: pvspvideovisiting@cdcr.ca.gov This applies to in-person STRH/ADSEG visits as well. Request for specific days/times cannot be accommodated. Visitors will be assigned an appointment time that can’t be changed. Reservations for an in-person visit can be submitted as early as 8am on Saturdays & as late as 8am Mondays, 1 week before the anticipated visit. Request submitted outside of this timeframe won’t be reviewed. Fully vaccinated visitors may present their valid vaccination card indicating they are at least two weeks past the last injection in their vaccination series in lieu of a negative COVID test result. Unvaccinated adults and minors MUST provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to the in-person visit, or undergo a rapid test prior to admission into the institution. Visit: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/how-to-schedule-a-cdcr-video-visit/ for info on how to use the e-mail reservation system. Starting May 22, 2021, in-person visits will expand to 2hr sessions. Inmates will be allowed a max of 3 visitors, including minors age 2+. Physical distancing & the use of face coverings is still required for all inmates and visitors, including minors. Child play areas & vending machines will be available with sanitation protocols in place. Video Visits will remain as 1-hour sessions on Sundays only. VSA will be available each Saturday at 12am – Wednesday at 11:59pm to self-schedule a video visit. For info on how to reserve an appointment & physical distancing guidelines, please visit: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors

Last Updated:
05/14/2021
R J Donovan Correctional Facility
RJD Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting

Richard J. Donovan Institution (RJDCF) is currently operating in Phase II. RJDCF is providing Hybrid Visiting. Hybrid Visiting will consist of Video Visiting occurring on Saturday, and In-Person Visiting occurring on Sunday. Use the VSA system to schedule Video Visiting. In-Person Visits will be scheduled via the VSA system for Sunday 5/16/2021 only. Future In-person requests must be sent to RJDVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov email system. Video and In-Person Visits are a duration of 1 hour. For in-person visiting it is recommended to arrive to the institution 1 hour prior to your scheduled appointment. COVID-19 Screening will be conducted upon your arrival. A negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) or a negative Point-of-Care (POC) result for COVID-19 test must be taken within 72 hours of your scheduled appointment. *Note- Onsite testing will be available but the process of testing may take up time from your visit. The POC test will be conducted by healthcare staff. Unfortunately, there will be no access to the vending machines; however, water will be provided to visitors and inmates. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, fully vaccinated visitors may present their valid vaccination card indicating they are at least two weeks past the last injection in their vaccination series in lieu of a negative COVID test result.

Last Updated:
05/10/2021
Salinas Valley State Prison
SVSP Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting

Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) will be transitioning to a Hybrid Visiting Model starting on Saturday April 10th, 2021. This will allow SVSP to have In-Person Visitation on SATURDAYS and continue to have Video Visitation on SUNDAYS. In-Person visitation will be by appointment only. Video and In-Person sessions will be one (1) hour sessions with thirty (30) minutes in between sessions to disinfect visiting areas. Only ONE (1) approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate. Visits will be limited capacity to maintain social distancing requirements. In- Person visits will be scheduled utilizing the SVSPVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov email. You may begin scheduling for an In- Person visit on Saturday at 8:00am though Monday 8:00am. Video Visits will continue to be scheduled through VSA. ALL in person visitors MUST provide a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result no longer than 72 hours prior to the visit or undergo a Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution, a negative test is required to continue with your visit. Visitors will be required to arrive at least one hour prior to their scheduled visit time. Vending machines will not be available but a bottle of water will be provided to the visitor and inmate. Be advised that inmates that are on quarantine/isolation status will NOT be allowed to participate in visiting. Also, we will be implementing social distancing along with a mask.Visitors can find COVID-19 test site locations by county when clicking on this link: https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/. It is important to take into account that testing onsite may affect your scheduled visit therefor it is highly encouraged to get tested outside of the institution.

Last Updated:
04/07/2021
San Quentin State Prison
SQ Visiting Status - In-Person and Video Visiting

San Quentin Visiting is operating phase 3 now. Visitors at San Quentin State Prison will have the ability to schedule their own video through http://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app). Appointments for in-person visits can be made by sending an email to sqvideovisiting@cdcr.ca.gov from 8:00 AM on Saturday through 8:00 AM Monday for visits the following weekend. Requests made outside this window will not be reviewed. Under the new system, each inmate will have the opportunity for a one (1) hour video visit and a two (2) hour in-person visit increasing the number of visitors person from one to two adults and a minor two (2) years or older for a total of three (3) approved visitors. There are no limits to the amount of visits a visitor may schedule; however, incarcerated persons are only allowed one visit per day, either in-person or video. Effective immediately, visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. For visitors providing questionable vaccination cards as proof of being vaccinated may be referred to the Employee Health and Wellness team to conduct a POC test. Visitors should arrive at least one-hour prior to their scheduled appointment with a negative PCR or POC test result from a test taken within 72 hours. Visitors can find COVID-19 test site locations by county when clicking on this link: Testing - Coronavirus COVID-19 Response (ca.gov) INMATES HOUSED IN THE FOLLOWING UNITS, WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE VIDEO VISITING OR PROGRAM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO QUARANTINE: West Block- Medical Quarantine

Last Updated:
05/15/2021
Shafter MCCF
Shafter MCCF Visiting Status - Cancelled

As part of CDCRs COVID-19 prevention efforts, the Inmate Visiting Program, including family visiting statewide remains closed until further notice. CDCR recognizes the value of inmate visitation as a means of maintaining family and community ties and preparing inmates for successful release back into society. At this time, CDCR must take extreme precautionary measures in order to protect the health and wellness of all who live, work, and visit within our institutions and make every effort in stopping the spread.

Last Updated:
10/12/2020
Sierra Conservation Center
SCC Visiting Status - Visiting

Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) Video visitation will be on SATURDAYS and in-person visitation on SUNDAYS. In-Person visitation will be scheduled by the VSA system. Visiting sessions will be one-hour sessions with 30 minutes in between sessions to disinfect visiting areas. Only one approved visitor will be scheduled per inmate. Effective immediately, visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. If you do not have the vaccination, visitors are required to either provide a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result from a test taken no longer than 72 hours prior to visit, or undergo a Point of Care (POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution. Healthcare staff will conduct the POC test. A negative result will be required for the visit to go forward. Visitors are required to arrive at least 60 minutes prior to their scheduled time. It is important to take into account that the onsite testing may affect your scheduled visit. SCC will provide a bottle of water for your visit. SCC has implemented the VSA system: https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app for video visiting and in-person visits. Further details, including how to reserve a visiting appointment can be found on CDCR’s Visiting Information page: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/. The following buildings are on MODIFIED PROGRAM and will not be eligible for video visits or in-person visits: Facility C building 3.

Last Updated:
05/05/2021
Taft MCCF
TaftMCCF Visiting Status - Cancelled

As part of CDCRs COVID-19 prevention efforts, the Inmate Visiting Program, including family visiting statewide remains closed until further notice. CDCR recognizes the value of inmate visitation as a means of maintaining family and community ties and preparing inmates for successful release back into society. At this time, CDCR must take extreme precautionary measures in order to protect the health and wellness of all who live, work, and visit within our institutions and make every effort in stopping the spread.

Last Updated:
10/12/2020
Valley State Prison
VSP Visiting Status - HYBRID VISITING

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, fully vaccinated visitors may present their valid vaccination card indicating they are at least two weeks past the last injection in their vaccination series in lieu of a negative COVID test result. Visitors who have not provided proof of vaccination are required to either provide documentation of a negative COVID-19 test result from a test taken no more than 72 hours prior to the visit, or undergo Point of Care(POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution by Valley State Prison (VSP) healthcare staff. VSP is implementing video visiting on Saturdays and in-person visitation on Sundays. Buildings on quarantine/isolation will not have the ability to receive visits. Visitors have the ability to schedule their one-hour video visits via VSA system. In-person visits will expand to two hours starting May 22-23 and can be scheduled by VSP institution email at VSPVideoVisiting@cdcr.ca.gov. Requests can be sent starting May 15 at 8 a.m. for a visit to take place the weekend of May 22 and 23. (See Scheduling In-Person Visits section of cdcr.ca.gov/visitors for more details) VISITORS MUST ARRIVE AT LEAST AN HOUR PRIOR TO THEIR SCHEDULED VISIT. Depending upon public health criteria, some institutions that weekend may also be eligible to increase the number of visitors per incarcerated person. Family visit details will be announced soon. Friends and family should regularly check the Facility Visiting Status page for updates on the status of in-person visiting at each institution. Additional details on the expanded phased approach to the visiting program can be found at (cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/)We apologize for any confusion this may cause.

Last Updated:
05/12/2021
Wasco State Prison
WSP Visiting Status - Hybrid Visiting

Wasco State Prison-Reception Center(WSP-RC) is offering a Hybrid Visiting Model. Facility A & M will have In-Person Visits on Saturdays and Video Visits on Sundays. Beginning May 15, 2021, In-Person visits for Saturday, May 22, 2021 must be scheduled by emailing WSPVideoVisiting@CDCR.CA.GOV . The scheduling window is from Saturday at 8 AM through Monday at 8 AM. Video visits will continue to be scheduled using Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA). VISITORS MUST ARRIVE AT LEAST AN HOUR PRIOR TO THEIR SCHEDULED VISIT. Only ONE approved visitor will be allowed. Effective immediately, visitors providing proof of being fully vaccinated will not be required to provide routine COVID testing. For visitors providing questionable vaccination cards as proof of being vaccinated may be referred to healthcare staff to conduct a Point of Care (POC) COVID-19 test. Visitors who have not provided proof of vaccination are required to either provide documentation of a negative COVID-19 test result from a test taken no more than 72 hours prior to the visit, or undergo Point of Care(POC) rapid COVID-19 test prior to admission into the institution by WSP-RC healthcare staff. For more information regarding testing sites for COVID-19, see the following web link: https://covid19.ca.gov/get-tested/ . A negative result will be required for the visit to go forward. CDCR strongly urges visitors to obtain a viral COVID-19 test prior to their visit. The supply of rapid tests is limited and a test is not guaranteed. All other Facilities at WSP-RC will continue to implement the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA)system for video visits at https://cdcr.gtlvisitme.com/app. Please note this is subject to change at any time, visitors should check before traveling.

Last Updated:
05/12/2021