Kern Valley State Prison: You can Reach an Inmate Without Stress

Connect With an Inmate Kern Valley State Prison: You can Reach an Inmate Without Stress

The Ideal Way to Send Letters to Kern Valley State Prison Inmates

Located in Delano, CA,  is home to 2,448 Security Level IV male inmates. It has been open since June 2005 and can be found adjacent to North Kern State Prison. Among the benefits that the inmates housed at this Maximum Security institution enjoy are healthcare, dental care, mental healthcare, and several ways to stay connected with their friends and relatives.

The scope of this comprehensive inmate communication guide is to advise you on how to contact inmates at Kern Valley State Prison. Then, it will delineate how DoNotPay makes staying in touch with your incarcerated loved ones quick, simple, and successful. 

Contact Information for Kern Valley State Prison

Kern Valley State Prison is owned and operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. It is overseen by Warden Christian Pfeiffer, and the warden must approve your application for inmate visitation after you pass your background check.

General contact information you for

Physical AddressPhone:Website:
Kern Valley State Prison

3000 W Cecil Ave

Delano, CA 93215


Ways You Can Connect With Kern Valley State Prison Inmates

You can write letters to inmates at Kern Valley State Prison, but there are many other ways to support and comfort your loved one while they are incarcerated. For instance, you can connect with a Kern Valley State Prison inmate by:

  • Sending money
  • Receiving phone calls
  • Inmate visitation

Sending money

As long as you know the inmate's full legal name, the inmate's CDCR number, and the unit the inmate is housed in, you can send money to an inmate at Kern Valley State Prison. Even better, you can choose from one of three payment transfer methods:

  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Money order or check to JPay's lock box
  • Money order or check to the institution

Visiting an inmate in-person or via video call

Inmates are allowed in person visits. However, you need to pass a background check, submit an application for visitation, and be approved before you can visit a Kern Valley State Prison inmate. This is true irrespective of whether you want to visit an inmate in-person or via video call. Once you've been approved, you can schedule your visit five to eight days in advance. You can do this by emailing 

Visiting hours

You should always call the state prison to verify that you can visit your loved one. If your loved one can receive visitors, you can schedule an appointment between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM on a weekend or holiday and between 12:00 PM and 7:00 PM on a Friday. Keep in mind, inmates are entitled to two hour-long in-person visits.

Sending mail

If you want to send mail to Kern Valley State Prison inmates, you need to make sure you don't violate any of the mail rules, such as no stamps or polaroids.

Inmate Mailing Addresses (by facility)*:

  • Facility 'A', P.O. Box 5101, Delano, CA 93216
  • Facility 'B', P.O. Box 5102, Delano, CA 93216
  • Facility 'C', P.O. Box 5103, Delano, CA 93216
  • Facility' D', P.O. Box 5104, Delano, CA 93216
  • Facility' M', P.O. Box 5105, Delano, CA 93216
  • ASU1, P.O. Box 5107, Delano, CA 93216
  • ASU2, P.O. Box 5106, Delano, CA 93216

Be sure to include the inmate's name and CDCR number as well as last known housing.

If you need help addressing a letter to an inmate, DoNotPay can help.

Here’s an example:

Inmate Name & CDCR #

Kern Valley State Prison

Facility Designation P. O. Box # (based on facility)

Delano, CA 93216

How to Use DoNotPay to Quickly and Easily Connect With a Kern Valley State Prison Inmate

Are you struggling with writing a letter to an inmate? Are you worried about your prison pen pal or loved one not getting the letters you send to them? With DNP, you don't have to; you can quickly, easily, and successfully send letters to prisoners in just five simple steps:

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.


  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.


  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.


  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.


  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive to your loved one!


3 More Ways DoNotPay Can Make Your Life Easier

DoNotPay is the best way to connect with a Kern Valley State Prison inmate, or an inmate in any other jail or prison in the country. That said, DNP can be used to turn almost any frustrating, complicated problem you have into a task you can check off of your to-do list quickly and easily. Here are just three ways you can use DoNotPay to make your life easier:

  1. Ridding your life of spam mail for good 
  2. Getting rid of memberships or subscriptions you no longer want to pay for
  3. Demanding compensation from people and companies and suing them in Small Claims Court

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