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Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility (RJD)

Aerial view of Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility. CLICK to download a copy. Warden Daniel Paramo

Physical / Mailing Address:

480 Alta Road

San Diego, CA 92179

(619) 661-6500

Daniel Paramo,

Warden


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

  • CALPIA:  Bakery, Laundry, Casual Shoe Factory


  • Vocational:  Welding/Machine Shop/HVAC


  • Academic: Adult Basic Education, High School/GED, Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Literacy Program, and Limited College Courses


  • Other:  Community Service Crews, Youth Diversion, Religious, Bicycle Refurbishing, Victim Awareness, and Drug Treatment/Diversion

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.