Pleasant Valley State Prison (PVSP)

Inmate Programs

  • Career Technical Education:  Electrical Works, Office Services and Electronics Technology, Small Engine Repair, Carpentry, Building Maintenance, Auto Body & Paint, Auto Mechanics (Engine repair), Welding
  • Academic:  Adult Basic Education (ABE) I, II, III , GED / High School Diploma Program, Voluntary Education Program (VEP), Elementary/Secondary Education Act (ESEA), College Program (Coastline), California Prison Industry Authority (CalPIA) Program, Health Care Facility Maintenance (Medical Janitorial Services)
  • Other:  Community Service Crews (Cal Trans crew), Inmate Fire Fighters,Religious Services ,Bicycle Refurbishing, Self Help/Support Programs (I.e. Lifer Group, Alcoholic Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Veteran’s Group, Criminal Gangs Anonymous) , Handicraft Program, Joint Venture Program (Inmate Labor Initiative Program) PENDING APPROVAL

DRP Programs

CDCR's Division of Rehabilitative Programs offers a wide range of programs for inmates. Check to see which programs are offered at this institution.

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.