Who We Are
CVSP jointly occupies with Ironwood State Prison (ISP) 1,720 acres of State-owned property, of which CVSP encompasses 1,080 acres. CVSP was opened December 1988.
The mission of Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP) is to provide long-term housing and services for male felons classified as medium and low-medium custody inmates. Two of the four Level II Facilities at CVSP are Sensitive Needs Yards. The other two are general population Level II yards. Under State law, the primary purpose of incarceration is punishment, the deterrence of criminal behavior, and the rehabilitation of inmates through education and self-improvement programs.