Berkeley Corrections Department is located in Berkeley, a city located in Alameda County, CA that serves as the prison facility for Alameda County and surrounding areas. The listed address of Berkeley Corrections Department is 1950 University Ave Ste 100. This is facility is located in Berkeley, CA, 94704-3266. This city is in Alameda. Before traveling, you should always call the jail to verify your inmate is still located at this address and that they can receive visitors.
Prisons in CA, like many others these days can make it difficult and costly for inmates to call the outside. This is also true of Berkeley Corrections Department. Some charge long distance fees of over $10 a minute making it almost impossible to maintain relationships and family ties. Inmate families have found they can avoid these abusive fees by setting up a local prison phone number that ring their long distance phone. A company called GlobalTel.com provides this service and they can be contacted here: jail calls
. They also provide an easy way to send mail to an inmate. To use their mail service, click here: send postcards
. Calling your inmate is the best way to get details about mail and visitation rules for Berkeley Corrections Department. They can provide you with their individual allowed prison call times and visitation hours and open days. Every prison facility in CA has its own rules. Your loved one will generally be informed of the rules for that facility and any individual restrictions applied.
Prison is expensive. Even public prison facilities appear to be operating like for-profit prisons these days. Long distance phone calls are a favorite way for jails to make money. Charging inmates for everything from soap to toothpaste is another. Even sending your inmate money to buy these things will come with an added fee. The first thing to do is set up an economical line of communication as suggested above. Then you can communicate with the inmate to discuss a reasonable budget and how the family can work together to pay and keep it.
Prison families can do a lot to help each other and their inmates in Berkeley Corrections Department by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at Berkeley Corrections Department. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.