Contact the Ombudsman’s Office
The contact information on this page is specific to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), Office of the Ombudsman.
If you are seeking assistance regarding an offender or juvenile at a CDCR prison or juvenile facility, contact the Office of the Ombudsman using the below Ombudsman Assistance Request Form. Please only submit one form or one phone call per concern/issue.
If you are seeking assistance regarding an offender incarcerated in a county jail, awaiting transfer to a California State Prison, please call 916-323-7371.
If you prefer, you can contact the Office of the Ombudsman by calling (916) 445-1773 or writing to California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Office of the Ombudsman, 1515 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
Visit the main CDCR Contact page if you have questions not directly pertaining to resolving an inmate/juvenile issue with a CDCR prison or juvenile facility. For information on parole centers see the Division of Adult Parole Operations section.