Correctional Training Facility (CTF)
* Highway 101, five miles north of Soledad.
Correctional Training Facility - Mission Statement
The primary mission of the Correctional Training Facility is to provide housing, programs and services for medium custody inmates.
Correctional Training Facility opened in 1946; covers 680 acres, and is a three-facility complex, each function’s independently, however when required each facility supports each other:
Central Facility: The Central Facility opened in 1951, and is a training and work-oriented facility that provides comprehensive Academic, Vocational, and Prison Industries Authority programs. The Central Facility houses Level II inmates and also operates the institution's Administrative Segregation Unit.
North Facility: The North Facility opened in 1958, and is a training and work-oriented facility that provides comprehensive academic, vocational, Drug Addiction & Recovery Services, and Prison Industries Authority programs. The North Facility houses Sensitive Needs Yard Level III inmates.
South Facility: The South Facility opened in 1946, when it was utilized as a camp center administered by San Quentin State Prison; and now provides the institution with outside minimum custody workers. The facility also offers academic, vocational and industrial assignments. The South Facility houses Level I inmates.
CTF's values/motto is: Pride in a job well done, Excellence in attaining and preserving the skills necessary to ensure that the institution's mission is met, and that Training is the means by which we achieve our goals.
CTF is engaged in ongoing efforts to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). CTF provides Correctional Clinical Case Management Services (CCCMS) level of care.
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