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High Desert State Prison (HDSP)

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Institution Physical and Mailing Addresses:

Physical Address All Staff Inmate Mail Inmate Trust
475-750 Rice Canyon Rd.
Susanville, CA 96127
(530) 251-5100
P.O. Box 750
Susanville, CA 96127-0750
P.O. Box 3030
Susanville, CA.
P.O. Box 270-249
Susanville, CA.

Suzanne M. Peery, Warden
Suzanne M. Peery,
Warden (A)

3 Ways of Sending Money to Inmates

  1. Lock Box: A no fee service with a shorter hold time for sending money via money order, personal check, or cashier’s checks.
  2. EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer): A paid service, this is the fastest option with funds posted to inmate’s account within 1 to 3 days.
  3. Mail funds directly to the institution: Never a fee. All funds except Certified Funds are subject to a 30 day hold.

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Click here for a list of Volunteer and Self Help Programs

Inmate Programs:

  • PIA:  None
  • Vocational:  All Vocational programs are located on Facility B. Vocational programs offered include, auto body repair and refinishing, and building maintenance.
  • Academic: Adult Basic Education, High School/GED, English as a Second Language, and Literacy Program.
  • Other:  Religious, Victim Awareness, Alternative to Violence project, Alcohol/Narcotics Anonymous, Veterans group, Lifers Group, and Inside Out Dad.

Family Liaison Service Specialist

CDCR provides through a contract with a community-based organization an on-site Case Manager as a family reunification liaison for inmates and family members, to assist with an inmates pre-release preparation; and conduct Parenting and Creative Conflict Resolution classes for inmates. Please call the Institution to contact the Family Reunification Liaison.