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Sending money to an inmate at this institution is changing

Beginning April 1, 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.

California Institution for Women (CIW)

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Physical Address: Mailing Address:

16756 Chino-Corona Road
Corona, CA 92880
(909) 597-1771

16756 Chino-Corona Road
Corona, CA 92880
 

 

Institutional Business Correspondence (No Inmate Mail):
16756 Chino-Corona Road
Corona, CA 92880

 
Inmate General Correspondence: Inmate Money Orders:

16756 Chino-Corona Road
Corona, CA 92880

16756 Chino-Corona Road
Corona, CA 92880


Kimberly Hughes, Warden (A)

Kimberly Hughes,
Warden




California Institution for Women - Mission Statement

The primary mission of the California Institution for Women is to provide a safe and secure environment for primarily Level I/III female offenders.  This mission is further defined by our responsibility to provide quality health care and institution programs specifically geared to meet the special needs of female offenders.  Specialized programs include academic and vocational programs, pre-release and substance abuse programming, pre-forestry and camp training, an arts in corrections program and a wide variety of inmate self-help groups and community betterment projects.


Institution Details

The California Institution for Women accommodates all custody levels of female inmates.  In addition to its large general population, CIW houses inmates with special needs such as pregnancy, psychiatric care, methadone, and medical problems such as HIV infection.

CIW serves as a hub institution for the selection and physical fitness training of female firefighters selected for conservation camp placement.  The institution also serves as a higher security facility for female inmates in Administrative Segregation.


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