Chowchilla is home to the CDCR Valley State Prison (vsp). This prison facility holds inmates sentenced in Chowchilla and Madera County Courts and courts of other cities in the Madera County area areas. In order to visit inmates at CDCR Valley State Prison (vsp), you'll be traveling to Chowchilla, CA, 93610-9650 in Madera. The address of this facility is listed as 21633 Avenue 24. But it's important that you verify that your inmate is at this location before making travel arrangements.
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 CDCR Valley State Prison (vsp). 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 CDCR Valley State Prison (vsp). 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 CDCR Valley State Prison (vsp) by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at CDCR Valley State Prison (vsp). Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.