California Correctional Institution


California Correctional Institution

California Correctional Institution

California Correctional Institution is located in Tehachapi California.  It operates with minimum to maximum custody inmates and has a Segregated Housing Unit known as the SHU.  The SHU can be used for inmates with disciplinary infractions, and for various security reasons.  Inmates should be encouraged to take part in the programs this facility offers such as a GED program, where inmates can earn a high school equivalency diploma, and other programs such as substance abuse treatments.

Select inmates may be able to do various programs that teach a vocational skill such as working in a clothing factory, upholstery, HVAC refrigeration, appliance and auto repair.  Inmates can also work with printing, carpentry, and welding.  These skills are taught to the inmates and knowledge that can be used as a profitable skill after the inmate is released.

Visiting Hours at California Correctional Institution:

Visits are on Saturdays and Sundays from 7:45am-2:45pm.  Visits are also allowed on New Year's day, July 4th, Thanksgiving and Christmas day.  Schedule a visiting appointment for California Inmates here.

Physical Address:

California Correctional Institution
24900 Highway 202
Tehachapi, CA 93561 96127-0790


(661) 822-4402

Inmate Mailing Address:

Housing Unit 1
PO Box 107
Tehachapi, CA 93581-0107

Housing Unit 2
PO Box 608
Tehachapi, CA 93581-0608

Housing Unit 3,
Reception Center

PO Box 1905
Tehachapi, CA 93581-5905

Housing Unit 4A
PO Box 1902
Tehachapi, CA 93581-5902

Housing Unit 4B
PO Box 1906
Tehachapi, CA 93581-5906