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North Kern State Prison (NKSP)

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Physical Address: Mailing Address:
2737 West Cecil Avenue
Delano, CA 93215
(661) 721-2345 (General)
P.O. Box 567
Delano, CA 93216-0567

Kelly Santoro, Warden (A)
Kelly Santoro
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:  Small Engine Repair, Electrical Work

  • Academic: Adult Basic Education, High School/GED, English as a Second Language Bridging Education

  • Other:  Religious Services, Self Help Groups, Substance Abuse Program

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.