Physical Address: 7018 Blair Road, Calipatria, CA 92233 (Directions)
Learn about contacting, visiting, and corresponding with inmates and juveniles who are in our institutions.
CDCR's Division of Rehabilitative Programs offers a wide range of programs for inmates. Check to see which programs are offered at this institution.
CDCR provides through a contract with a community-based organization an on-site Case Manager as a family reunification liaison for inmates and family members, to assist with an inmates pre-release preparation; and conduct Parenting and Creative Conflict Resolution classes for inmates. Please call the Institution to contact the Family Reunification Liaison.
At 184 feet below sea level, Calipatria is at the lowest elevation of any prison in the Western Hemisphere.
Warren L. Montgomery has been warden or acting warden at Calipatria State Prison 2013.
Montgomery served as chief deputy administrator at Ironwood State Prison from 2012 to 2013.
He was associate warden at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison from 2010 to 2012.At Chuckawalla, he held several positions from 1993 to 2010, including correctional captain, lieutenant, health program coordinator, sergeant, senior medical technical assistant and medical assistant.
Local Inmate Family Councils (IFC's) are a gathering of family and friends of the incarcerated who meet regularly with Wardens to support visiting since keeping strong family connections with loved ones is a powerful rehabilitative tool. These IFC's promote visiting by clarifying rules and regulations as well as discussing health, education, vocational training, packages, books, and related issues. For more information on connecting with a local IFC, please visit the Statewide IFC website.