California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

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Family & Friends Services

Discover all the resources available to family and friends of offenders.

Get help as Friends & Family

Victim Services

Learn about the rights and services available to victims and survivors.

Learn more about Victim Services



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.

Report Improper Activity 1-800-952-5665
Bilingual Services Act Complaint
Register to Vote
My Voice. My Choice. My Vote. Learn about voting rights for Californians with criminal convictions or who are detained in jail or prison.