Oakland is home to the Oakland Corrections Department. This prison facility holds inmates sentenced in Oakland and Alameda County Courts and courts of other cities in the Alameda County area areas. The listed address of Oakland Corrections Department is 7717 Edgewater Dr. This is facility is located in Oakland, CA, 94621-3036. 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 Oakland 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 Oakland 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.
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 Oakland Corrections Department by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at Oakland Corrections Department. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.