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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Monterey County - State Prison - California
Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP)

Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) is located in the city of Soledad, California which has a population of 25,738 (as of 2016) residents. This prison has a capacity of 2,452 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1996 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. There is an average of 3,331 inmates currently serving time at this facility. Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. This facility is currently under the supervision of William Muniz and houses male and female offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP), the first thing you should do is contact the prison for information on the inmate. Based on the information you are provided, you would then contact either a criminal defense lawyer or a bail bond service. They will provide you with vital information which can be used to defend an individual and in a lot of cases get them released from detention while awaiting trial.

Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:


Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP)
PO Box 1050
Soledad, CA 93960-1050

To Send Mail to an Inmate at Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP):

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Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP)
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
PO Box 1050
Soledad, CA 93960-1050

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Visitation Information for Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP)

Visitation Hours for Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP):

Saturdays and Sundays and Designated Holidays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Visitors are NOT to be on grounds prior to 7:45 a.m. 
Visitors will not be checked in after 2:00 p.m.


Year Built or Opened: 1996 Warden or Supervisor: William Muniz Daily Inmate Count: 3,331 Total Capacity: 2,452 Security Level(s): minimum, medium and maximum

PO Box 1050
Soledad, CA 93960-1050

Phone Number(s): 831-678-5500

31625 Highway 101
Soledad, CA 93960