Valley State Prison


Valley State Prison California

Valley State Prison

Valley State Prison is located in Chowchilla California, and at one time served as an all female prison, in 2013 it officially reopened as an all male facility.  The facility now houses Level II medium security inmates and also serves as a re-entry facility which prepares inmates for their reintegration to society.  This facility also offers comprehensive mental health treatment for inmates who have been identified as needing it.

Inmates can work in the prison industry authority which provides a wide assortment of manufacturing and operational support for prisons across the state.  Some of these jobs include working laundry detail and creating optical lenses.  Substance abuse treatment programs and educational opportunities also exist for inmates incarcerated here.

Visiting Hours at Valley State Prison:

Visiting is on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-3pm, anyone arriving after 2pm will not be admitted to visitation.  Inmates in reception or administrative segregation can only have visits on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-12pm.  Although it is not necessary, visitors may schedule an appointment online here.

Physical Address:

Valley State Prison for Women
21633 Avenue 24
Chowchilla, CA 93610


(559) 665-6100

Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
Valley State Prison
PO Box 92
Chowchilla, CA 93610-0092


Anonymous (not verified)

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 16:37

Can I send an inmate envelopes and stamps directly or do I have to go through an authorized ventor?