Lake County CA Correctional Facility

County Jail

Last Updated: April 12, 2023
4913 Helbush Drive, Lakeport, CA 95453

Lake County CA Correctional Facility is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of Lake County CA Correctional Facility

You can support your loved ones at Lake County CA Correctional Facility on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 707-262-4240, 800-675-5330.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work here so that you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Lake County CA Correctional Facility is a detention center located at 4913 Helbush Drive Lakeport, CA which is operated locally by the Lake County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Lake County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Lakeport Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for California here.

Books, Newspapers, Magazines

Books, newspapers or magazines must be mailed directly from the publisher. Only soft cover books are accepted into the facility.

Sending Money

Only cashiers checks or money orders will be accepted for the inmate’s books to be credited. Currency will not be accepted by mail. Money orders must include the sender’s name and address, and be signed by the sender on the front of the money order.

Items Not Permitted

In order to prevent contraband from getting into the facility, mail consisting of, or containing, any of the following will not be accepted. Any mail containing the following will either be returned to sender or placed in the inmate’s property:

  • Polaroid photographs;
  • Photos larger than 8X10;
  • Pornographic material;
  • Envelopes, stamps and stickers;
  • Writing paper;
  • Puzzles;
  • Perfume scented letters;
  • Letters marked with lipstick;
  • Bodily fluids;
  • Anything written with a felt marker, glitter pen, or crayon;
  • Any other item determined to be contraband by facility staff.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in California. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Lake County CA Correctional Facility.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

Visiting Hours All visits are 1/2 (one-half) hour long and start on the hour and half-hour, ending at the posted time. All Visitors are to be in the facility and signed in 15 minutes prior to the time visiting starts. NOTE: Last visit begins one-half hour prior to the last visiting time posted. Please only bring your ID and a single car key into visiting. A POD Wed 8:30-11:00 am Sun 9:00-11:00 am B POD Mon 2:30-4:00 pm Fri 8:30-11:00 am NOTE: At least 24 hour advanced reservations are needed for B Pod visits. Call (707) 262-4240 Monday-Friday 8am-3:30pm BOOKING Mon 8:30-11:00 am Fri 2:30-4:00 pm C POD Thur 8:30-11:00 am Sat 2:30-4:00 pm D POD Wed 2:30-4:00 pm Sat 8:30-11:00 am E POD Tue 8:30-11:00 am Fri 2:30-4:00 pm F POD Tue 8:30-11:00 am 2:30-4:00 pm Fri 8:30-11:00 am 2:30-4:00 pm G POD & H/Med Mon 8:30-10:30 am 2:30-4:00 pm Thur 8:30-10:30 am 2:30-4:00 pm H & I POD Tue 7:30-8:30 pm Sun 9:00-11:00 am MP Mon 2:30-4:00 pm Fri 8:30-11:00 am Maximum Security Visits ****VISITORS FOR INMATES IN MAXIMUM SECURITY POD “B” MUST CALL AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE ((707) 262-4240) TO RESERVE A VISITING TIME. RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 8AM TO 3:30PM.****

Ask The Inmate

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