California Men's Colony (CMC) Information

Highway 1PO Box 8101, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93409-8101

California Men's Colony (CMC) is a medium security state prison located in city of San Luis Obisbo, San Luis Obispo County, CA. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under California state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by California Department of Corrections (CDCR)

Below we have given information about the California Men's Colony (CMC) including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

California Men's Colony (CMC) Prison Information

Jail Name :California Men's Colony (CMC)
Jail Type :State Prison
Location:Highway 1PO Box 8101, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93409-8101
Contact Numbers:805-547-7900
City:San Luis Obisbo
Postal Code:93409-8101
State :California
County:San Luis Obispo County
Jail Webpage://

California Men's Colony (CMC) Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at California Men's Colony (CMC), you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on California statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
Highway 1PO Box 8101, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93409-8101

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 805-547-7900.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in California Men's Colony (CMC) make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 5 nearby jails/prisons

California Men's Colony (CMC)

Highway 1PO Box 8101, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93409-8101 805-547-7900

San Luis Obispo County Jail

1585 Kansas AvenuePO Box 15409, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405 805-781-4600, 805-781-4635

Cuesta Adult Conservation (Fire) Camp #24

635 North Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93405 805-547-7971

San Luis Obispo Juvenile Hall

1065 Kansas Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93408 805-781-5389

San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm

880 Oklahoma Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405 805-781-4643

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