California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS)

provides care that includes medical, dental and mental health services to California’s incarcerated population at all 33 California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) institutions statewide.


We enhance public safety and promote successful community reintegration through education, treatment and active participation in rehabilitative and restorative justice programs.


To facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment.

For more information, please visit the Vision, Mission, Values and Goals page on CDCR’s website.