California Health Care Facility, Stockton (CHCF)

Main Phone: (209) 467-2500

Physical Address: 7707 Austin Road, Stockton, CA 95215 (Directions)

  • Institution: P.O. Box 32050, Stockton, CA 95213
  • Inmates (include Inmate’s Name and CDCR number):
    • Facility A, P.O. Box 31960, Stockton, CA 95213
    • Facility B, P.O. Box 32110, Stockton, CA 95213
    • Facility C, P.O. Box 32200, Stockton, CA 95213
    • Facility D, P.O. Box 32080, Stockton, CA 95213
    • Facility E, P.O. Box 32290, Stockton, CA 95213

Stockton is the county seat of San Joaquin County located along the San Joaquin River in California’s Central Valley. There’s so much to see and do including visiting the Haggin Museum to learn about the local history or Micke Grove Regional Park with their Japanese garden and hiking trails. If you enjoy sports there’s the Stockton Heat, an affiliate of the Calgary Flames in the National Hockey League or the Stockton Ports, minor league affiliate of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. There’s the Stockton Waterfront host to local events and concerts and a fun place to visit during the summer months.

picture of MickeGrove Regional Park

Picture of Stockton Waterfront


CHCF provides medical care and mental health treatment to inmates who have the most severe and long term needs. The 1.4 million square foot facility is certified to provide intermediate level care and to complement less acute treatment provided in other prisons operated by the CDCR.

This facility provides both outpatient and inpatient mental health services for patients with a serious mental disorder. The licensed Psychiatric Inpatient Program at this facility is designed to provide more intensive treatment for patients who cannot function adequately or stabilize in an outpatient program.

The 54-building complex is located in South Stockton on the site of the former Karl Holton Youth Correctional Facility. It provides housing and treatment for 2,951 inmate-patients provided by a professional health care staff of 2,500.

  • House inmate-patients of all security levels efficiently
  • Provide acute medical and mental health treatment safely and cost effectively
  • Provide opportunities for rehabilitation with programs such as vocational and academic training and substance abuse treatment

warden robert burtonRobert Burton is the acting warden at the California Health Care Facility (CHCF). Prior to this assignment, he served as the warden at Deuel Vocational Institution. Preceding these assignments, he was the acting Warden at California City Correctional Facility and chief deputy warden at Mule Creek State Prison in Ione from 2014 to 2018.

He has over 27 years of dedicated service to CDCR. Starting in 1994, he held several positions at Mule Creek State Prison that included associate warden, captain, lieutenant, sergeant, and officer. In 2011, Warden Burton accepted an assignment at CDCR Headquarters in Sacramento.

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Local Inmate Family Councils (IFC’s) are a gathering of family and friends of the incarcerated who meet regularly with Wardens to support visiting since keeping strong family connections with loved ones is a powerful rehabilitative tool. These IFC’s promote visiting by clarifying rules and regulations as well as discussing health, education, vocational training, packages, books, and related issues. For more information on connecting with a local IFC, please visit the Statewide IFC website.