Please visit this page for the most up to date information on video and in-person visits. How to schedule using CDCR’s Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA)
Your loved one is eligible to receive the three Federal stimulus payments ($1200 EIC1 in 2020, $600 EIC2 in 2021, and $1400 EIC3 in 2021). Here’s a guide that includes sample and blank tax forms from Root & Rebound (and a memo from CDCR) to assist you and your loved one with filing for these […]
Your loved one can get a resentencing referral to go back to court and receive a shorter sentence – the referral can be made by either CDCR or the District Attorney’s office in their county of conviction. Here’s a Resentencing Guide (in English and Spanish) from the Ella Baker Center, and a Resentencing Checklist to […]
Your loved one can request a commutation of their remaining time by applying for clemency from Governor Newsom. If your loved one already applied for clemency from Governor Brown, they can simply file a 1-page “Reapplication Form.” Here’s a guide (in English and Spanish) by the California Coalition for Women Prisoners on how to apply […]
New “Good Conduct Credits” were announced by CDCR and are effective as of May 1, 2021. Here’s a helpful breakdown of FAQS from Initiate Justice on the new credit earning percentages and how this may apply to your loved one’s remaining time before release or a parole hearing.