Federal Prison System
The Federal Prison System in Sacramento County serves the city of Sacramento and other smaller towns in Sacramento. Always call first to make sure an inmate can receive visitors and is at the facility at Sacramento CA, 95814-7300 in Sacramento before traveling or booking hotels.
Prisons in CA like Federal Prison System can often make it difficult and costly for inmates to call the outside. Some prisons charge over $10 a minute to make a long distance phone call. The best way to avoid these fees is to set up a local phone number that will ring your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Securtel.us provides this service and you can reach them 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 Federal Prison System with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.