Gloria McDonald Women’s Medium

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Updated on: July 26, 2020

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Location 40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8312, Cranston, RI, 02920
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One of three state prisons in Rhode Island, this facility has 18 housing units and 10 support buildings on 171 acres. Currently, Gloria McDonald Women’s Medium can house nearly 173 inmates at any given time. It is the only one of the three state prisons to house female offenders and juveniles. Currently there are males and females in custody at all different custody levels (minimum, medium, and close).

Gloria McDonald Women's Medium — General Information

Facility Name Gloria McDonald Women's Medium
Facility Type State Prison
Address 40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8312, Cranston, RI, 02920
Capacity 173
Facility Type Adult
City Cranston
Postal Code 2920
State Rhode Island
County Bristol County
Official Website

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Sending mail to inmates is encouraged, and you can send mail in either a legal or letter envelope.

While all mail at Gloria McDonald Women's Medium will be inspected, incoming and outgoing mail will only be censored if there is possible evidence of contraband, with suspicious materials included in the mail.

Here is what information is needed on both incoming and outgoing mail:

Outgoing mail needs to have a return address listed for the inmate. It should look like this:

Senders Name & Inmate Number

Current Housing Unit

40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8312, Cranston, RI, 02920

When sending mail to an inmate, use this format:

Inmate Name & MDOC Number

Current Housing Unit

Institution/Facility Name

40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8312, Cranston, RI, 02920

Do not forget to include a return address, or your mail will not be delivered to the inmate. You must include:

Senders Name

Current Address

City, State, ZIP

Sending Money

The best way to send money to an inmate is to do so online, and you can follow instructions here.

You can also send money in person by following these instructions.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Gloria McDonald Women's Medium cannot receive calls, but they can make outgoing calls through Global Tel Link. Reach out to their customer service center at 1-877-650-4249 for account information or billing inquiries, and to set up an account for an inmate. They use an automated system pay in advance. You can do this 24 hours a day. You will be able to create an account, make a credit card payment and check on account balances by calling at 1-800-483-8314.


Since there are so many inmates and they are housed at different custody levels, there are a lot of different visitation rules depending on the type of custody level. Start by reviewing the list of visitation rules found here.

There are different visitation times available depending on custody level. Reach out to the Gloria McDonald Women's Medium to arrange a visit.

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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