San Quentin is home to the San Quentin State Prison (sq). This prison facility holds inmates sentenced in San Quentin and Marin County Courts and courts of other cities in the Marin County area areas. San Quentin State Prison (sq) is a minimum, medium and maximum prison facility. One of several in CA It's important to call an inmate first to make sure they can receive visitors and that they are still at the facility. San Quentin State Prison (sq) is located in San Quentin CA, in the 94964-1000 Zipcode. This is in Marin 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
. 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
San Quentin State Prison (sq) is a State Prison facility. It can be helpful to understand the type of facility because this will largely determine how inmates at San Quentin State Prison (sq) 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.
San Quentin State Prison (sq) is located in the PST time zone. Ensure your call times match the correct time in your inmate's location. The current San Quentin State Prison (sq) warden is Ronald Davis. 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. San Quentin State Prison (sq) has a current occupancy of 3774. The total inmate capacity of San Quentin State Prison (sq) is officially 3082. The living conditions at facilities like San Quentin State Prison (sq) are often determined by the level of overcrowding. Having to share a bed or having too many inmates in a tight space can lead to conflicts. Prison families can do a lot to help each other and their inmates in San Quentin State Prison (sq) by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at San Quentin State Prison (sq). Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.