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Sending money to an inmate at this institution is changing

Beginning March 2, 2015, this institution will participate in a 60-day pilot program using the Lock Box service. Lock Box allows for incoming inmate monies to be mailed to a secured centralized depository. Upon completion of the pilot program, these institutions will use the Lock Box service for inmate deposits of checks and money orders up to $999.99. Checks and Money Orders in the Amount in of $1,000.00 or more will still be accepted at the institution.


The process for Electronic Fund Transfers remains unchanged for ALL prisons. Find out more about sending money to inmates.

Avenal State Prison (ASP)

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Institution Physical and Mailing Addresses:

Physical Address All Staff Inmates Personnel Dept.
#1 Kings Way
Avenal, CA  93204
(559) 386-0587
P. O. Box 8
Avenal, CA
93204
P. O. Box
Facility A -901
Facility B -902
Facility C -903
Facility D -904
Facility E -905
Facility F -906
Avenal, CA
93204
P. O. Box 39
Avenal, CA
93204

Warden Carl Wolford
Carl Wofford, Warden

Avenal State Prison - Mission Statement

The primary mission of Avenal State Prison is to provide for the control, care and treatment of those inmates committed to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation by the courts.  Avenal State Prison is designated as a low-medium security institution to provide housing for general population inmates.

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