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Ironwood State Prison

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Ironwood State Prison is in Blythe, California. The facility is operated and managed by the California Department of Corrections. Ironwood State Prison is home to over 3,000 male inmates. These inmates’ range in security level from minimum to medium-security. 

Ironwood State Prison consists of five facilities. Four of these facilities are home to level III medium-security prisoners. One of the level III buildings is the administrative segregation area.  The other facility is a level I facility that is home to minimum-security inmates. 

Ironwood State Prison - General Information

Facility Name: Ironwood State Prison
Facility Type: State Prison
Address: PO Box 2199, Blythe, CA, 92226
Phone: 760-921-3000
Capacity: 3945
Facility Type: Adult
Date Established: 1994
City: Blythe
Postal Code: 92226
State: California
County: Riverside County
Official Website:

Finding an inmate, the Ironwood State Prison just became so much easier. With technology advancing so much, you no longer must find the telephone number, know inmate’s inmate number off the top of your head, and be on the phone all afternoon. Now you can easily search for an inmate in a few minutes on your mobile device or your computer.

The Ironwood State Prison is operated and managed by the California Department of Corrections. The California Department of Corrections is the agency responsible for keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all inmates that are currently in their custody. 

The California Department of Corrections made their database available to the general public. You can find the database on the official California Department of Corrections website

You can search the database by the following items

•    Inmate Number
•    First Name
•    Middle Name
•    Last Name

The inmate number or the last name is mandatory. The first and middle name are optional. As you may have noticed, there are other inmates in this database that are not residing in the Ironwood State Prison. The California Department of Corrections manages and operates many other prisons throughout the state. They can all be found in this single database. 

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates at the Ironwood State Prison can receive written letters from their friends and family. These letters are checked when they arrive at the prison for safety concerns. When sending letters, there are many things that cannot or should not be sent with your letter. These items will be taken out of your letter before the staff hands it to the inmate. 

However, there are many items you can send along with your letter. These items are listed below: 

•    Photos
•    Blank Greeting Cards
•    Calendars
•    Maximum of 40 Postage Embossed Envelopes
•    Envelopes
•    Writing Paper
•    Legal Paper
•    Typing Paper
•    Children’s Artwork (drawings only)
•    Maximum of 40 Stamps

Inmates can receive care packages. However, the care packages cannot be sent from home. All care packages will need to go through an authorized vendor. The California Department of Corrections has the list of approved vendors available on their website. All packages that are sent from home, will be returned to the sender.

Sending Money

When in the Ironwood State Prison inmates will need money. Prison is not cheap on the inside. Inmates will need money to use the telephone. Inmates will need money to purchase extra clothing, hygiene products, snacks, beverages, entertainment and much more.

The Ironwood State Prison offer the family and friends of the inmates three easy ways to deposit funds into their accounts.


There is no fee to use the LockBox service. This method provides a shorter holding time for those individuals that rather use a personal check, cashier’s check, or money order.

Electronic Fund Transfer

This option is the fastest option out of the three. The electronic fund transfer is a paid service; however, funds will be posted in the inmate’s account between 1 to 3 days.

Mail to Jail

You can mail the money order or check directly to the jail at the following address:

Ironwood State Prison
19005 Wiley's Well Road
Blythe, CA 92225

There is not a fee to use this service. However, out of the three options, this is the slowest. Once the prison gets your check or money order, it will be subjected to a 30-day hold.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Ironwood State Prison are permitted to make phone calls to their family and friends. Inmates at the Ironwood State Prison will not be able to receive any incoming calls. 

All calls for inmates will be 15-minutes in length. Once the time is up, the call will be disconnected. If the staff catches you using call forwarding or three-way calling, the phone call will be disconnected. 

There are two ways inmates can call you at the Ironwood State Prison. Inmates can do collect calls. The receiver of the call will be responsible for the bill. Only downside to this is that collect calls cannot happen on cell phones. The receiver must have a landline. 

Majority of inmates opt-in with using the Global Tel*link (GTL). The Ironwood State Prison contracts with the Global Tel*link. You will need to create an account. You can visit them on the web at their GTL website, or you can give them at a call at 1-888-415-0377.


The inmates at the Ironwood State Prison can have visitors. Visitors can come on Saturdays and Sunday between the hours of 8:30am to 3pm. If you plan on visiting, you will need to be at the prison before 2pm. If you come after 2pm, you will be denied visitation for that day. 

Visitors will need to fill out and submit their visitor application. Once approved, visitors can come down to the prison during the visiting hours to visit with their inmate. They will need to bring their driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States passport to be brought back to the visitation area. 

Visiting Hours

Saturday 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

Visitors can visit during the visiting times. Visits can be canceled at any time without any notice. Keep in mind, inmates cannot have visitors if they are being disciplined. You can also book an appointment to visit on the VPASS website too. 


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