Cranston is home to the Rhode Island Doc Maximum Security. This prison serves Providence County County and surrounding areas. The Rhode Island Doc Maximum Security facility is located in Cranston, Rhode Island at Po Box 8273. Be sure to verify that your inmate is at this location before traveling to visit.
Calling an inmate can be difficult and costly. Some prisons charge inmates up to $14 a minute to make long-distance calls. The best way to avoid these fees is to set up a local phone number that has the same area code as the jail but rings at your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Globaltel provides this service and you can reach them at Inmate Calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit Jail Postcards.
Step one is to locate your inmate. Inmates may be in a local city jail pending trial or following sentencing before transfer to a longer-term state prison. Step two is to call the inmate. Gaining permission to visit a prisoner is often difficult. You’ll need to call an inmate first to learn what days and times and places they have been approved for visitation. Setting up phone service with an inmate will allow you to get this information directly so you can avoid any problems.
It’s important for families of inmates to help each other with information and tips about the prison facility they are in. You can leave comments and tips below about the best places to stay when visiting your inmate as well comments about any local service organization not already on our list of those available to help local families of inmates. We urge you to add your own comments about Rhode Island Doc Maximum Security below. “