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California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA)

Work 560 E. Natoma St. Work Phone: (916) 358-2699 Website:


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The California Prison Industry (CALPIA) is a self-supporting, customer-focused business that provides productive work assignments for approximately 7,000 offenders within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) institutions. CALPIA manages over 100 manufacturing, service, and consumable operations in all 34 CDCR institutions throughout California. The goods and services produced by CALPIA are sold predominately to departments of the State of California, as well as other government entities. CALPIA’s goal is to train offenders with job skills, good work habits, and basic education and job support in the community, so when they parole they never return to prison.