Scheduling Visits at California Health Care Facility (CHCF), Stockton

Check the Facility Status webpage for CHCF visitation updates.

In-Person Visits

Beginning Saturday, July 7, 2023, institutions statewide will move to three days of in-person weekend visiting.

Weekend video visiting will no longer be offered at any adult institution as of July 7, 2023. Conservation camps will continue hybrid video visiting and in-person on Saturdays and Sundays as they do not have three days of visiting. 

In-person visiting will be offered every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at all adult institutions and will continue to be scheduled online through the Department’s Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA). Camp visits are scheduled through email or phone.

In-person visits at California Health Care Facility-Stockton (CHCF) may be made beginning Saturday at 8 a.m. through Monday at 8 a.m. on the week of the proposed visit by emailing the institution directly at or through the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA). Please see the Facility Status Page for CHCF-specific visiting instructions. 

For example, a prospective visitor may email for an in-person visiting reservation starting Saturday, May 6 through Monday, May 8 for a visit to take place on Friday May 12 or Saturday May 13. 

Video visits will continue to take place on Sunday’s at CHCF until they cease on July 7, 2023. Requests for a video visit must be made using the Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA).