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San Quentin State Prison (SQ)

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Physical Address:
San Quentin, CA 94964
(415) 454-1460
Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate's Name, CDC #
San Quentin State Prison
San Quentin, CA 94974

Warden Chappell
Kevin Chappell,


Click here for a list of Volunteer and Self Help Programs

Inmate Programs

  • PIA:  Furniture manufacturing, mattress manufacturing

  • Vocational:  Dry cleaning, electrical, graphic arts and printing, landscaping, machine shop, plumbing, sheet metal

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

  • Other:  Community Service Crews, Youth Diversion, Religious, Arts in Corrections, Victim Awareness, Drug Treatment/Diversion, Joint Venture, Computers for Schools, Eyeglass recycling, Bicycle repair

Family Reunification Liaison

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 inmate’s pre-release preparation; and conduct Parenting and Creative Conflict Resolution classes for inmates. Please call the Institution to contact the Family Reunification Liason.

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