The Yuba County Jail offers several programs to assist the inmate population in their return to society after
being released from custody.
The following programs are currently being offered.
A G.E.D. program is offered to those inmates that have not completed their High School education. The class covers general education and a variety of other subjects. The inmate must not have an extensive discipline record and must have an educational need for the class. Due to class size and classification restrictions, the G.E.D. program is offered throughout the Jail to individual housing units on a rotating basis.
The educational program will include teaching of basic skills (reading, writing and arithmetic), high school courses, vocational courses and practical life skills (such as filling out employment applications and job interviewing techniques). Films/videos will be included as part of this educational program.
The janitorial class is offered to allow qualified inmates the opportunity to obtain certification in various areas in the field of janitorial services. Certificates of Participation are issued to inmate workers depending upon length of time in the program. The class is offered to both inside and outside inmate workers who are trained to perform janitorial custodial duties such as equipment care, floor care, dust mopping, floor scrubbing, floor stripping, application of finish, floor buffing, carpet care, restrooms, window cleaning, shower and locker rooms. The inmate must be qualified to be housed in the minimum classification area of the Jail. They must not be incarcerated for any of the following: violent crimes, escape, drug charges, sexual assaults, or burglary charges. They must not have an extensive discipline record and must be classified and approved for inmate worker status.
Inmates confined in the Yuba County Jail will be allowed to correspond with the County Clerk in their county of residence to register to vote and make application for an absentee ballot. Inmates confined in the Yuba County Jail will be allowed to correspond with the County Clerk in their county of residence to register to vote and make application for an absentee ballot.