Contact an Ombudsman

Sara Smith, Chief

(916) 324-5458

Institutions covered:

  • California Institution for Women (CIW)
  • Folsom Women’s Facility (FWF)
  • Richard J Donovan Correctional Facility (RJD)

Xina Bolden

(916) 324-6123

Institutions covered:

  • Calipatria State Prison (CAL)
  • Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF)
  • Centinela State Prison (CEN)
  • California Men’s Colony (CMC)
  • California State Prison, Corcoran (COR)
  • California State Prison, Solano (SOL)

Larry Cupler

(916) 324-3265

Institutions covered:

  • Avenal State Prison (ASP)
  • California City Correctional Facility (CAC)
  • Deuel Vocational Facility (DVI)
  • Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP)
  • California State Prison, Los Angeles County (LAC)
  • North Kern State Prison (NKSP)
  • Pleasant Valley State Prison (PVSP)
  • Wasco State Prison (WSP)


(916) 445-1773

Institutions covered:

Scott Jacobs

(916) 323-2994

Institutions covered:

  • California Correctional Institution (CCI)
  • California Correctional Center (CCC)
  • Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP)
  • High Desert State Prison (HDSP)
  • Ironwood State Prison (ISP)
  • Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP)
  • Sierra Conservation Center (SCC)
  • Valley State Prison (VSP)

Tami Falconer

(916) 324-5448

Institutions covered:

  • California Medical Facility (CMF)
  • Correctional Training Facility (CTF)
  • California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison at Corcoran (SATF)
  • Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP)
  • San Quentin State Prison (SQ)
  • Division of Juvenile Justice Facilities (NAC) (OHC) (VYCF)

Eric Joe

(916) 324-1000

Institutions covered:

  • California Health Care Facility (CHCF)
  • California Institution for Men (CIM)
  • California Rehabilitation Center (CRC)
  • Folsom State Prison (FSP)
  • Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP)
  • California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC)