Avenal is home to the Avenal State Prison. This prison facility holds inmates sentenced in Avenal and Kings County Courts and courts of other cities in the Kings County area areas. The listed address of Avenal State Prison is 1 Kings Way. This is facility is located in Avenal, CA, 93204-9708. This city is in Kings. Before traveling, you should always call the jail to verify your inmate is still located at this address and that they can receive visitors.
Inmates and their families require regular contact in order to stay close and connected. But Jails and Prisons often make contact with the outside difficult and costly. Some charge inmates long distance call charges of up to $14 a minute. Few families can afford to talk at those prices. Fortunately, setting up a local number that ring thru to a long distance phone enable inmates to talk at local phone rates to family and friends no matter where they live. To do this you'll need a Jail Call service provided by Globaltel at jail calls
. You can also send mail to an inmate. Just click here: send postcards
. Once you get set up with call service and can communicate with your inmate, it will be easier to start making plans for visitation. CA has many types of prison facility. City Jails, County Jails, State Jails and State Penitentiaries will each have their own rules and times for visitation and even rules for sending and receiving inmate mail
Prisons and jails today charge for everything. You can expect to pay for soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps, books and even paper are all provided for a fee that is often many times higher than the price paid in the free world. Setting up an economical phone service so you can communicate without long distance charges is the first step. Then you should ask your inmate what else they will need and how you can properly send it.
Prison families can do a lot to help each other and their inmates in Avenal State Prison by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at Avenal State Prison. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.