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Sending money to an inmate at this institution changes March 2

Beginning March 2, 2015, seventeen additional institutions – including this one – 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 exclusively for inmate deposits of checks and money orders.


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

California Correctional Center (CCC)

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Physical Address: Mailing Address:
711-045 Center Rd.
Susanville, CA 96127-0790
(530) 257-2181
P.O. Box 790
Susanville, CA 96127-0790

Warden Barnes
B. Gower,
Warden

Inmate Mailing Address:

A Facility, MSF Facility
P.O. Box 2500
Susanville, CA 96127-2500
C Facility
P.O. Box 2210
Susanville, CA 96127-2210
B Facility, Infirmary
P.O. Box 2400
Susanville, CA 96127-2400

California Correctional Center - Mission Statement

The primary mission of the California Correctional Center (CCC) is to receive, house, and train minimum-custody inmates for placement into one of the institution's 18 Northern California conservation camps.  Working collaboratively with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, these camps are strategically located throughout the north state to provide fire suppression hand crews, as well as an organized labor force for public conservation projects and other emergency response needs of the State.  Services provided through the conservation camp program historically amount to many millions of dollars in value to the public.  Work projects associated with conservation camps support municipal, county, State, and federal government agencies, including schools, parks, cemeteries, and public recreation areas.

The secondary mission of CCC is to provide meaningful work, training, and education programs for inmates who do not meet the criteria for assignment to a conservation camp.  These alternative assignments include academic and vocational trade programs, facility maintenance jobs, food service positions, and other facility support assignments.

CCC offers a wide assortment of positive leisure-time activities, including numerous self-help improvement programs, such as literacy, addiction recovery, veterans' affairs, religious services, athletic programs, and Page Turners Anonymous.


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