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Pitchess Detention Center – North County Correctional Facility (NCCF) is located at 29340 The Old Road, Castaic, California, 91384. Visitor parking is available in the Dr. Elmer T. Jafee lot. A shuttle bus to the facility is available from this lot. Visitors must complete a “request for visit” form with their name and information along with the booking number and name of the inmate. Typical visitations are at least four hours in length, so visitors should plan accordingly.

Visiting Hours

Visitors are permitted to visit with an inmate at NCCF (also called the Wayside Jail) on Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. Because visits are available only on a first come, first served basis, visitors should plan on arriving at the facility at least an hour before their desired visiting time. Many visitors camp out near the facility the night before their visit.

Visits are permitted on the following holidays regardless of the day of the week: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If any of these holidays fall on a weekday, the visit may be extended by 30 minutes.

Attorneys may visit NCCF Monday through Friday between 10:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. Clergy, bail bondsmen, and attorneys who wish to arrange a visit should call (661) 295-7810 to speak with the Watch Commander.

Visitor Restrictions

Visitors to NCCF must present a valid ID in order to visit an inmate.

Facility officers have the authority to deny visitation rights to anyone for a number of reasons. Visitors with outstanding traffic tickets, parking tickets, or warrants for their arrest should not visit the facility as they may be immediately arrested. Former state prison inmates, persons on probation, and ex-felons must first obtain approval from the Watch Commander before they will be permitted to visit an inmate at NCCF. All visitors may be subject to random searches and record checks upon entering the facility.

Visiting Procedures

NCCF inmates are permitted one hour of visitation each weekend. Each visit must be split into two 30-minute visits. Inmates are limited visitation with only three people at one time. An infant or toddler may not be counted as a visitor. If a minor under the age of 18 wishes to visit the inmate, they must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. However, the inmate may make a special request that they be allowed to visit with a minor without a parent or guardian if the minor is 12 years of age or older.

Telephone Access & Mail

At the time of their arrest, an arrestee is permitted three free phone calls during booking. Once housed, they can make unlimited collect calls, but may not receive calls or phoned-in messages.

If you wish to send mail to an inmate at NCCF, use the following address:

[Inmates Name & Booking Number]
Terminal Annex
P.O. Box 86164
Los Angeles, California, 90086-0164

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