High Security Center Information

40 Howard AvenuePO Box 8200, Cranston, RI, 02920

High Security Center is a high security state prison located in city of Cranston, Providence County, RI. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Rhode Island state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Rhode Island Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the High Security Center including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

High Security Center Prison Information

Jail Name :High Security Center
Jail Type :State Prison
Location:40 Howard AvenuePO Box 8200, Cranston, RI, 02920
Contact Numbers:401-462-1266
Postal Code:02920
State :Rhode Island
County:Providence County
Jail Webpage://www.doc.ri.gov/institutions/facilities/hsc.php

High Security Center Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at High Security Center, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Rhode Island statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
40 Howard AvenuePO Box 8200, Cranston, RI, 02920

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 401-462-1266.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in High Security Center make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 11 nearby jails/prisons

Anthony P. Travisono Intake Service Center

40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8249, Cranston, RI, 02920 401-462-3801

John J. Moran Medium Security Facility

40 Howard AvenuePO Box 8274, Cranston, RI, 02920 401-462-3700

Minimum Security

40 Howard AvenuePO Box 8212, Cranston, RI, 02920 401-462-1234

Maximum Security

40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8273, Cranston, RI, 02920 401-462-2637

Gloria McDonald Women's Medium

40 Howard AvenuePO Box 8312, Cranston, RI, 02920 401-462-2366

Bernadette Building (Women's ) - Minimum Security & Work Release

40 Howard AvenuePO Box 82, Cranston, RI, 02920 401-462-2366

High Security Center

40 Howard AvenuePO Box 8200, Cranston, RI, 02920 401-462-1266

Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RI DOC)

40 Howard Avenue, Cranston, RI, 02920 401-462-1000, 401-462-3900

Cranston - Juvenile Correctional Services

600 Howard Avenue, Cranston, RI, 02920 401-462-6601

Cranston Police Jail

5 Garfield Ave., Cranston, RI, 02920 401-942-2211

Johnston Police Jail

1651 Atwood Ave., Johnston, RI, 02919 401-231-4210

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