United States Penitentiary Lompoc is located in Lompoc, a city located in Santa Barbara County, CA that serves as the prison facility for Santa Barbara County and surrounding areas. United States Penitentiary Lompoc is one of several medium 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. United States Penitentiary Lompoc is located in Lompoc CA, in the 93436-2706 Zipcode. This is in Santa Barbara County CA. Before traveling or booking hotels, always verify with your inmate first.
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
. 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
United States Penitentiary Lompoc is a Federal Prison facility. It can be helpful to understand the type of facility because this will largely determine how inmates at United States Penitentiary Lompoc 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.
United States Penitentiary Lompoc is located in the PST time zone. Ensure your call times match the correct time in your inmate's location. The current United States Penitentiary Lompoc warden is Warden Richard B. Ives. 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 United States Penitentiary Lompoc by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at United States Penitentiary Lompoc. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.