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. In order to visit inmates at Oakland Corrections Department, you'll be traveling to Oakland, CA, 94621-2041 in Alameda. The address of this facility is listed as 7850 Edgewater Dr Ste 100. But it's important that you verify that your inmate is at this location before making travel arrangements.
Maintaining contact with friends and family is important for the health and wellbeing of both inmates and their family. Sadly, many prisons don't make this easy. Phone charges of up to $14 a minute for long distance calls create financial burdens on inmate families who must pay for these calls. Thankfully services from Securtel help avoid these additional charges by creating a local phone number an inmate can call that will connect to any long-distance number. By eliminating the long-distance surcharge, inmates can talk to friends and family at the local rate no matter where they might live. You can set this up with Securtel.coml at inmate calls
. To send mail to an inmate you can visit 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 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.