Redwood City is home to the Redwood Jail. This prison facility holds inmates sentenced in Redwood City and San Mateo County Courts and courts of other cities in the San Mateo County area areas. Redwood Jail is one of several minimum prisons for the State of CA. It's important to call an inmate first to make sure they can receive visitors and that they are still at the facility. Redwood Jail is located in Redwood City CA, in the 94063-2766 Zipcode. This is in San Mateo County CA. Before traveling or booking hotels, always verify with your inmate first.
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
. Calling your inmate is the best way to get details about mail and visitation rules for Redwood Jail. 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.
Redwood Jail is a Police Department Jail facility. It can be helpful to understand the type of facility because this will largely determine how inmates at Redwood Jail will be treated. 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.
Redwood Jail is located in the PST time zone. Ensure your call times match the correct time in your inmate's location. The current Redwood Jail warden is Chief of Police JR Gamez. You can often talk directly with them at a smaller facility or write and email them at a larger one. This will naturally depend on the size and type of your prison facility. Prison families can do a lot to help each other and their inmates in Redwood Jail by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at Redwood Jail. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.