Pitchess Detention Center - North Facility
Telephone Access & Mail
During booking, the person being held in the Los Angeles Pitchess Detention
Center, North 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
The Los Angeles Pitchess Detention Center, North Facility, operated by
the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, is a maximum security
complex capable of housing 1500 pre-sentenced and sentenced male inmates.
Pitchess Detention Center – North facility is located at 29320 The
Old Road, Castaic, California, 91384.
Visiting hours are between 8:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Visitations are permitted on the following holidays even if they fall
during the week: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor
Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. On holidays, visitations may be extended
by 30 minutes.
Attorneys may visit the Los Angeles Pitchess Detention Center, North Facility,
Monday through Friday, 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Bail bondsmen, attorneys,
and clergy who must arrange visits may do so by contacting the Watch Commander
at (661) 295-8805.
Prior to the visit, visitors must fill out a visitation request with their
name, the name of the inmate, and the inmate’s booking number.
Parking is available in the Dr. Elmer T. Jafee Visiting Center lot, which
connects visitors to the facility via a shuttle bus. Visits are on a first
come first serve basis, so plan on arriving at the Facility at least an
hour or more in advance of your desired visitation time. Visitors should
expect to spend at least four hours at the Facility.
Visitors must park in Dr. Elmer T. Jafee Visiting Center's parking
lot and complete a "request for visit" form that contains their
name, the inmate's name and booking number. Visitors then take a shuttle
bus to the Facility. A visitor should plan on spending at least four (4)
hours at the Facility.
Inmates at the East Facility can receive up to three visitors per visit
(infants and toddlers may not count as a visitor). Visits are limited
to two 30-minute sessions each weekend (visits may not be combined). Visitors
under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian unless
an inmate makes a special request and the request is approved. Only minors
over the age of 12 can be approved for an unaccompanied visit.
If you wish to visit an inmate at the North Facility, you will be required
to present valid identification. Officers may deny visitation rights to
anyone at any time and for a variety of reasons. Those with unpaid traffic
or parking tickets, or who have an outstanding warrant, should avoid visiting
the facility, as they may be arrested.
If you formerly served time in state prison, are an ex-felon, or are currently
on probation, you will need to obtain permission to visit an inmate. You
may apply for approval through the Watch Commander.
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