What You Should Know About North Kern State Prison

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How to Easily Connect With an Inmate in North Kern State Prison

If you have a friend or family member that is currently in prison, it can be a difficult time for everyone. Luckily, there are several ways to stay connected to your friends and family members that are in .

North Kern State Prison is located in Kern County, California. This is a medium-security prison that has an inmate capacity of 2,694. It not only houses offenders that are in the area, but it also acts as a transportation hub for inmates that are moving to another facility further away. If you would like to contact an inmate at this facility, DoNotPay can help.

How to Contact North Kern State Prison

If you need to contact the receptionists or other staff members at the prison, you can call them, visit their website, or send them a letter through the mail. Here is a look at the different ways to contact the facility:

Physical AddressNorth Kern State Prison, 2737 West Cecil Avenue, Delano, CA 93215
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 567, Delano, CA 93216-0567
General Phone Number(661) 721-2345
WebsiteNorth Kern State Prison (NKSP) - California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
WardenKelly Santoro

How to Send a Letter to an Inmate at North Kern State Prison

This facility has five different units that each have their own mailing address. To send a letter to an inmate at North Kern State Prison, you must first know the name and registration number of the inmate.

  1. Section A and Section M:

  • Inmate's Name and CDCR Number
  • P.O Box 5000
  • Delano, CA 9321-0567
  1. Section B

  • Inmate's Name and CDCR Number
  • P.O Box 4999
  • Delano, CA 93216-0567
  1. Section C:

  • Inmate's name and CDCR Number
  • P.O Box 5004
  • Delano, CA 93216-0567
  1. Section D:

  • Inmate's Name and CDCR Number
  • P.O Box 5005
  • Delano, CA 9321-0567

Does North Kern State Prison Offer In-Person Visitation?

Effective on January 3, 2022, all visitors to must have received at least two Covid-19 vaccine shots to enter the facility. In order to be considered "fully vaccinated," it must be more than 14 days since you have received your second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. If you have not been vaccinated, you must show a negative Covid test that was taken no more than 72 hours prior to your visit.

To visit, you must first be on the inmate's approved visitor list. Have the inmate send you a blank application. Once you fill it out, you will need to return it to North Kern State Prison and wait for approval. If you have been approved, you may visit your inmate from 8:30 am to 2 pm on Saturday and Sunday. All visitations are seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. If the visitation room is full, you may have to wait until the following day, or the following weekend to visit with your inmate in person.

There are a few rules that visitors also must abide by. Some of the key rules include:

  • You cannot bring more than $50 in cash.
  • You cannot wear revealing clothing that is too tight or shows too much skin.
  • You cannot bring any weapons into the facility.

Easily Find Your Imprisoned Friend or Family Member With the Help of DoNotPay

If you are not sure where your inmate is located, let DoNotPay help. We can quickly and easily find most inmates by just following these five easy 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!

What Else Can DoNotPay Help You Do?

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