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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 (A) Mitchell

Kelly Mitchell
Warden (A)




Visiting Hours and Directions - General Public (Non-Legal)



Visiting Schedule (General Public)

Thursday
Visiting Staff Hours:  7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Five (5) Condemned Contact
7:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 12:00 p.m.

Three (3) Grade B
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Eight (8) Reception Center
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

 

Saturday and Sunday
Visiting Staff Hours:  7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Three (3) A/C non-contact
 
8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.,
12:30 p.m.

Eleven (11) Reception Center,
non-contact
8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.,
12:30 p.m.

Five (5) Ad-Seg/Grade B,
non-contact
8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.,
12:30 p.m.

Five (5) Condemned (East Block)
 
 
7:30, a.m., 7:45 a.m., 8:00 a.m.,
9:45 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m.,
12:15 p.m., 12:30 p.m.

Five (5) Condemned
(North Segregation)
8:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m.,
 10:45 a.m.

General population visiting hours
7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.



Visitor Processing Appointment Scheduling System (VPASS) Information:

San Quentin State Prison is participating in the VPASS pilot program. VPASS is an on-line program used to schedule appointments for visitor processing (contact visits only). New appointment times for SQ become available each Sunday at 7 p.m. For more information about VPASS go to CDCR Visitation. In the event the VPASS appointments are full San Quentin’s non-appointment/walk-up time is 10:30 a.m.


VISITING ASSISTANCE:

A CDCR funded Visitor Center is at the institution operated by a community-based organization under contract to CDCR. The Visitor Center provides visiting assistance to family members and friends including a sheltered place to wait before and after visits, transportation to and from local transit terminals, childcare, clothing appropriate for visits on loan, and information about local resources, visiting rules and regulations.


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