Cdcr - California State Prison - Centinela (Cen)
The CDCR - California State Prison - Centinela (cen) in Imperial County serves the city of Imperial and other smaller towns in Imperial. Always call first to make sure an inmate can receive visitors and is at the facility at Imperial CA, 92251-0731 in Imperial before traveling or booking hotels.
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
. Call your inmate to get details about mail, visitation and approved prison call times. Each type of facility in CA will have its own rules. Your loved one will generally always know the rules for that facility.
Prison is expensive. Phone calls are the most costly, especially without a local number, But also items an inmate needs like soap, envelopes and stamps will all cost money. So the first thing to do is ensure phone calls are economical so you can discuss a budget.
It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about CDCR - California State Prison - Centinela (cen) with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.