California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
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Family & Friends Services
Discover all the resources available to family and friends of offenders.
Learn about the rights and services available to victims and survivors.
A safer California through correctional excellence
We enhance public safety through safe and secure incarceration of offenders, effective parole supervision, and rehabilitative strategies to successfully reintegrate offenders into our communities.