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Updated on: August 7, 2021

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High Security Center is a state prison for women that is located in Cranston, Rhode Island, and it is operated by the Rhode Island Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.

The High Security Center actually offers a program where inmates work with dogs, training and preparing them to eventually be adopted. The facility opened in 1987. The facility holds a maximum of 138 inmates at various security levels.

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High Security Center
Facility Name
High Security Center
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8200, Cranston, RI, 02920
Phone
401-462-1266
Capacity
138
City
Cranston
Postal Code
2920
State
Rhode Island
Country
Providence County
Official Website
Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

Since the High Security Center is operated by the Rhode Island Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, inmates can be located using their website. It can be found here: http://www.doc.ri.gov/institutions/facilities/hsc.php

Inmates can be filtered based on their name, “country of commitment”, residential county, or even their next parole board hearing. An “offender number” can also be used for the inmate search, as well.

Sending a Mail

Inmates at High Security Center can send and receive an unlimited amount of correspondence, but there are still rules around mail. All mail is opened and inspected. Offenders can receive 5” x 7” photos, but they cannot be Polaroid or instant photos of any kind. The photos cannot contain nudity either.

Inmates at High Security Center can also receive only a certain number of newspaper clippings and they must be a certain size. They can also receive up to 3 embossed envelopes and up to 5 blank stationary pages or copied pages.

Electronic messages can also be received through the JPAY system. This does cost a fee. Electronic messages can also be read and inspecte.

Friends and family members are also allowed to send food packages, as well. The package must be less than 30 pounds, and inmates on death row are limited to three food packages per year.

Send mail to High Security Center inmates here:

Inmate Name, ID Number

High Security Center

40 Howard Avenue
PO Box 8200, Cranston, RI, 02920

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Sending Money

You can send money to inmates in High Security Center in these ways

  • A walk-in kiosk allows for funds to be deposited, but costs a fee.

  • Deposit money online through OffenderConnect

  • You can deposit funds over the phone for a fee.

  • Send a United States Postal Money Order to this address:

    • JPAY

PO Box 27781, Miramar, FL 33027

It should be noted that if funds are sent through the mail, an Rhode Island Inmate Money Order Deposit form must be filled out. You can send up to $200 to an inmate at any given time.

Phone Calls

Inmates at High Security Center can only make outgoing calls. Inmates must submit a list of phone numbers that will be approved by the facility. Inmates can also purchase phone minutes through commissary, as well.

GTL is the phone provider in order to speak on the phone with Rhode Island prison state inmates. You can set up a prepaid account online.

Visiting Rules

All visitors at High Security Center must attend a mandatory visitor orientation program that occurs between 12 PM and 4 PM on all visiting days. Visitors have to schedule their visit at least 7 days in advance, and this must be done through e-mail.

You must include an inmate’s name, an inmate ID number, and the date and time of your visit. You may also have to include additional information about your visit, such as the names of minors that might be visiting an inmate at High Security Center. Visiting days are Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and occur in two sessions. One session runs from 12 30 PM to 3 30 PM, while another session runs from 4 30 PM to 7 30 PM.

Video visitation can also be arranged, but there is a limit of 30 minutes per video visitation. This costs a fee, but can be done through JPAY during specific hours.

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