Chuckawalla Valley State Prison – California

Do you know someone in Chuckawalla Valley State Prison? Chuckawalla Valley State Prison is a state correctional facility in the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation. This page gives you all about anything a person needs to know about Chuckawalla Valley State Prison,like: How to locate an inmate at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison. Visitation information. Chuckawalla Valley State Prison’s address and phone number. Mailing or sending money to an inmate at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison. And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Chuckawalla Valley State Prison
Type: male
State: California
County: Riverside
DOC: California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation
Security Level: medium and low-medium
Warden Name: J. Tim Ochoa

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Contact Information

Here is the mailing address and street address for Chuckawalla Valley State Prison. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to someone at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison, and be sure to use the physical address if you need to know the actual location of Chuckawalla Valley State Prison.

Mailing Address

You should read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading further down on this page if you are going to send a letter or package to an inmate to make sure that you properly address the letter or package, and use the correct steps for mailing a package or letter. If you do not follow the correct protocol, the letter or package could not get delivered.

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Chuckawalla Valley State Prison
P.O. Box 2289 
Blythe CA, 92226

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Chuckawalla Valley State Prison
19025 Wiley’s Well Rd. 
Blythe CA, 92225

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (760) 922-5300
Fax:

Map and Directions


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Use this address if you are visiting a prisoner. You should check the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections further down on this page if you are going to try to visit someone in prison at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison.

Chuckawalla Valley State Prison
19025 Wiley’s Well Rd. 
Blythe CA, 92225

Directions

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Phone Number

Chuckawalla Valley State Prison prisoners can’t take phone calls, so you won’t be able to call the inmate, but, there are cases when it may be useful to know the phone number to the prison.
(760) 922-5300

State prison inmates can sometimes make phone calls using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have faxes, so you can’t send a fax to the inmate, but there are cases when it may be useful to have the fax number to the prison.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the general email address for the prison. You cannot email inmates using this address. If you want to find out how to send an email to an inmate, go to the Inmate Email section further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send email to an inmate at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison you must follow an exact process to ensure that the message is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates are not allowed to access the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special protocols that are necessary to follow when sending a package or letter to a prisoner. If you do not then the letters and packages might not be received.

before you send a letter or package, make sure to read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Chuckawalla Valley State Prison guards open and inspect and read all incoming general mail. Received general mail may be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to ensure security and safety or watch a problem regarding inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the proper format for how you should address a letter to a state prison inmate at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison:

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Chuckawalla Valley State Prison
P.O. Box 2289 
Blythe CA, 92226

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary which was started to provide a bank-like account for prisoner money and for buying things not issued by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone can add funds to prisoner’s accounts using Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send prisoners funds by way of the mail and have to send those funds to this address and do so in accordance with the steps written below:

The funds have to be in the form of a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be held for a 15-day hold, and in this time the inmate will not have access to the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender funds that don’t have appropriate inmate info but only if the envelope it was sent it has an adequate return address. Personal checks and cash can’t be deposited to the prisoner’s account so do not send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are frequently changed to different prisons in the state, so sometimes you may have to find the location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click on the link below to locate an California prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other California state prisons: California State Prisons

California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Chuckawalla Valley State Prison, you must know the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every correctional facility in California has its own procedures for prison visits and they change regularly. The information discussed here might be out of date when you are reading this, so make sure to also read Chuckawalla Valley State Prison’s official website to read the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer will make sure every visitor signs the inmate visitors log when entering the facility and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Picture ID of all visitors will be required. Acceptable forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state issued photo ID is OK.

For everything listed below, check out the official prison website because this info changes all the time:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Section about Chuckawalla Valley State Prison records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

More information about Chuckawalla Valley State Prison death row coming.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Details about California parole procedures to be added later.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Info about getting released from Chuckawalla Valley State Prison coming.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Information about life at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison will be posted ASAP.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A section on news at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison will be posted ASAP.

Photos

A section with photos of Chuckawalla Valley State Prison will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison.

If you have any photos of Chuckawalla Valley State Prison that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a prison job? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison facility before?

If so, check out: Chuckawalla Valley State Prison Jobs

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Website

The official website: Chuckawalla Valley State Prison Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Details about family resources available at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison will be posted ASAP.

History

Chuckawalla Valley State Prison history coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Chuckawalla Valley State Prison inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other California State Prisons: California State Prisons

Chuckawalla Valley State Prison Links

The official website: Chuckawalla Valley State Prison Website
Chuckawalla Valley State Prison Jobs

California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Links

California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Main Website
California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Prison Directory
California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Prison Map
California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Prison Jobs
California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Prison Inmate Search
California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Most Wanted

California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a California State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for California State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to California State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to California State Prison Inmates
California State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Chuckawalla Valley State Prison

Have you ever spent any time in Chuckawalla Valley State Prison? Do you have a friend or family member there? Have you ever been to visit someone there?

If your answer is yes, then please leave a comment below about it. Tell us about your experience so that other people can learn what to expect.

What to write in your comment:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Staff and guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gang activity
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are a prisoner at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison, post your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.


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