California Institution for Women (CIW)
3 Ways of Sending Money to Inmates
- Lock Box: A no fee service with a shorter hold time for sending money via money order, personal check, or cashier’s checks.
- EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer): A paid service, this is the fastest option with funds posted to inmate’s account within 1 to 3 days.
- Mail funds directly to the institution: Never a fee. All funds except Certified Funds are subject to a 30 day hold.
- PIA: Clothing and textile manufacturing (shirts, shorts, jeans, smocks, aprons, bedspreads, handkerchiefs, bandanas, Nomex firefighting clothing), Construction.
- Vocational: Computer training, data processing, word processing.
- Academic: Adult basic education, high school/GED, Literacy program, Chaffey College (Associate degree), Manicuring, Choice Theory.
- Other: Alpha Faith-Based Re-entry, Prison Puppy program, Victim Awareness, Drug Treatment/Diversion, Forestry/Camp Training.
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- Inmate Visiting Guidelines - includes Mail and Telephone calls (pdf)
- Juvenile Visitor Guidelines
- Visitor Processing Appointment Scheduling System (VPASS)