Minimum Security

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Updated on: July 21, 2020

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Location 40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8212, Cranston, RI, 02920
Official Website http://www.doc.ri.gov/institutions/facilities/minimum.php

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Outside of Cranston, Rhode Island, this is Minimum Security with capacity of around 710 inmates at any given time. They do have an education program to help inmates gain skills needed to help them re-enter society. Most occupants have been arrested for DWI and substance abuse offenses.

Minimum Security — General Information

Facility Name Minimum Security
Facility Type State Prison
Address 40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8212, Cranston, RI, 02920
Capacity 710
Facility Type Adult
City Cranston
Postal Code 2920
State Rhode Island
County Providence County
Official Website http://www.doc.ri.gov/institutions/facilities/minimum.php

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates at the Minimum Security love to receive mail, and it is encouraged. To send mail to an inmate, include the offender’s name, Rhode Island DOC number, and unit address. You can find the specific unit address for an inmate at this website.

While you cannot send books, newspapers, and magazines directly to an inmate, you can work to set up shipments of these materials directly from a publisher to an inmate.

Sending Money

There are a few different ways to send money to an inmate at the Minimum Security. You can send a money order or cashier's check, use a monthly checking account debit, or pay through Western Union. Reference this link to view instructions on how to send money to an inmate.

Phone calls

Inmates cannot receive phone calls, but you can get set up so an inmate can call you. To register your phone number, start on this webpage.

Before you get started registering, make sure you have the offender's Rhode Island DOC ID Number. If you do not know the ID Number, you can search for that here. You can also get assistance by calling 401-462-1234 or 401-462-1234.

Inmates can make phone calls for up to 30 minutes between 7:00AM and 10:00PM.

Visitation

Schedule your visit ahead of time, or you might get turned away. Plan to visit on Saturdays and Sundays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Inmates must list the names of all visitors on a Visitor’s List

Work with the Minimum Security Warden’s office to schedule a visit. You can reach out to them between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at least one day before you plan to visit. Have all information available for visitors: name, birthdate, and legal government identification. Once you are on the Visitor’s List, you can reach out to the warden to schedule a visit. Plan to dress conservatively.

Visiting Hours

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

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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