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California Men's Colony Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: September 13, 2020
California Men’s Colony
805-547-7900
Highway 1PO Box 8101, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93409-8101
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The California Men’s Colony is situated in San Luis Obispo County, California. The California Men’s Colony can house up to 6586 offenders.

The California Men’s Colony is a minimum and medium-security state facility. The inmates housed in the California Men’s Colony will typically have the option to be on the work-release program. The work-release program is where the offender can work outside of the facility in the community but report back to the facility when their workday is over.

For an offender to qualify for the above work release program, they will need to have met certain standards.

If an offender did not meet those standards, they could have a chance to get a job within the California Men’s Colony facility as well. These jobs inside the California Men’s Colony can be anything from working with horses, maintenance, clothing/garment manufacturing, and working in a warehouse.

California Men’s Colony — General Information

California Men’s Colony, State Prison.
Adult, Capacity 6586 persons.
Highway 1PO Box 8101, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93409-8101
http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Facilities_Locator/CMC.html
805-547-7900

Searching for an offender can sometimes be one of the hardest tasks, you will ever have to complete. Since the California Men's Colony is a state-operated facility, the task is not so daunting.

The California Department of Corrections will be the agency that operates the California Men's Colony, which means, they will be the agency that is responsible for having a database of all inmates they have in custody.

You can find the database located on the California Department of Corrections website. When searching the database, please keep in mind that there will be inmates from other state-owned facilities within the state of California as well.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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All incoming and outgoing mail from the California Men's Colony will be checked for contraband. All incoming mail will be required to have the return address listed on the envelope. You should address the envelope to the inmate and have their DC number on it as well to ensure it gets to the offender.

Sending Money

The California Men's Colony has three different ways to send money to an inmate.

The first way to send money is via the telephone. You will need to call 805-547-7900. You will need to use a credit card to use this method. Also, please note that this method also will incur a processing fee.

The second way is to mail your money order to the following address:

California Department of Correction:

California Men's Colony

Highway 1PO Box 8101, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93409-8101

The third and final way is to use their online money portal. You will need to use a credit card to use this method. Also, please note that this method also will incur a processing fee.

Phone calls

The California Men's Colony has set hours for the offenders to utilize the phone. During these hours, offenders will be permitted to make phone calls home.

All calls inmates will make will be recorded and monitored by prison staff.

Visitation

Visiting at the California Men's Colony will be held between the hours of 12 pm to 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

It is recommended to arrive at the California Men's Colony about a half-hour early to be ready when visitation opens.

You will need to get in contact with the California Men's Colony as the offenders will alternate weekends.

Visiting Hours

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Saturday:
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday:
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Directions

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