Kern County Prison is located in Bakersfield, a city located in Kern County, CA that serves as the prison facility for Kern County and surrounding areas. The listed address of Kern County Prison is 17695 Industrial Farm Rd. This is facility is located in Bakersfield, CA, 93308-9520. This city is in Kern. 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
. Always talk with your inmate to learn the hours they are permitted to make phone calls or receive visitors. Facilities like Kern County Prison have rules for sending mail and restrictions on the days and times allowed for visitation, Facilities in CA each have different rules that you'll be required to follow. So don't assume they are the same as each other.
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 Kern County Prison by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at Kern County Prison. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.