Pitchess Detention Center - South Facility
29330 The Old Road, Castaic, California, 91384. Visitors must park in the
parking lot closer to the Facility; all visitors must park in Dr. Elmer
T. Jafee Visiting Center's parking lot; complete a "request for
visit" form that contains their name, the inmate's name and booking
number; and, take a shuttle bus to the Facility. A visitor should plan
on spending at least four (4) hours at the Facility.
You may visit an inmate at the Los Angeles Pitchess Detention Center, South
Facility, ("the Facility"), also known as the "Wayside
Jail," only on a Saturday or Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. except
for holidays. You may visit an inmate at the Facility on the following
holidays even if they fall on a week day: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. If a holiday
falls on a week day, a visitor may visit an inmate for an additional half-hour.
Because visits are available on a first come, first serve basis, you should
arrive at least one hour before the desired visiting time. Many visitors
camp out near the Facility the night before a planned visit.
Attorneys may visit the Los Angeles Pitchess Detention Center, South Facility,
Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Clergy, bail bondsmen,
and attorneys who must arrange visits should contact the Watch Commander
Inmates at the Los Angeles Pitchess Detention Center, South Facility, may
have one hour of visitation each weekend, which must be split into two
one-half hour visits. Only three (3) persons may visit an inmate at one
time. Minors—persons under the age of 18, may visit inmates, but
they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian unless the inmates makes
a special request they be permitted to visit unaccompanied by an adult.
An unaccompanied minor must be twelve years old or older. An infant or
toddler (a lap child) may not be counted as a visitor.
Only visitors with a valid ID may visit inmates at the Los Angeles Pitchess
Detention Center, South Facility.
Officers at the Facility may deny visitation rights to anyone for many
reasons. Visitors with outstanding warrants, traffic or parking tickets
should not visit the Los Angeles Pitchess Detention Center, South Facility,
as they may be subject to immediate arrest. Ex-felons, persons on probation
and persons formerly incarcerated in State prison must contact the Watch
Commander to first obtain approval to visit an inmate at the Los Angeles
Pitchess Detention Center, South Facility. All visitors may be subject
to record checks and random searches.
Telephone Access & Mail
During booking, the person being held in the Los Angeles Pitchess Detention
Center, South Facility, ("the arrestee"), may make three free
telephone calls. Arrestees/Inmates may not receive calls or phoned-in
messages, but may make unlimited collect calls once housed.
You may send mail addressed to an inmate at the Facility to:
[Inmates Name & Booking Number]
P.O. Box 86164
Los Angeles, California, 90086-0164
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