Wasco State Prison Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: April 16, 2020
701 Scofield AvenuePO Box 7700, Wasco, CA, 93280-8800
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The Wasco State Prison is also commonly referred to as the Wasco State Prison-Reception Center. The Wasco State Prison is situated on 634 acres of land in Wasco, California.

Wasco State Prison is located in Wasco, California, and serves as one of Kern County’s two intake and processing prisons. Inmates are held at Wasco between one week and 90 days and during that time undergo intake, classification and any diagnosis needed to determine the best facility and security level to be housed in. Evaluation is based on mental and physical diagnosis, as well as family history.

The Wasco State Prison has a 400-bed medium-security facility. The Wasco State Prison will house general population inmates. This will help relieve some pressure on the reception center. However, the Wasco County Prison also has a minimum-custody facility, which provides labor such as landscaping services, and institutional maintenance.

However, the Wasco State Prison itself can house up to 1,000 inmates in their original facility. The original facility is also a medium-security classification. The Wasco State Prison reception center can house up to 4,580 inmates at any given time.

The Wasco State Prison is one of the biggest state jails in the state of California.

The Wasco State Prison offers its inmates a variety of programs and services. These programs and services include the following:


  • Parenting Education
  • Laundry & Farm Enterprise
  • Creative Conflict Resolution
  • Pre-Release
  • Anger Management
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Batterer’s Intervention
  • Visiting
  • Breaking Barriers
  • Slow Down/Despacio
  • Correctional Learning Network
  • Religious Programs
  • Independent Study Program
  • Friends Outside
  • Fire Department
  • Testing of Adult Basic Education
  • Office Services
  • GED Prep
  • Physical Education
  • Libraries

The Wasco State Prison offers the Family Liasion Service Specialists thanks to the California Department of Corrections. The Family Liaison Service Specialist is a community-based organization, that comes equipped with an on-site case manager that helps with the family reunification liaison that many inmates and their family go through. This will help inmates with a pre-released plan.


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Wasco State Prison
701 Scofield AvenuePO Box 7700, Wasco, CA, 93280-8800

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Jail Name Wasco State Prison
Jail Type State Prison
State California
County Kern County
Web Page website
Address 701 Scofield AvenuePO Box 7700, Wasco, CA, 93280-8800
City Wasco
Zip 93280-8800
Phone 661-758-8400


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