High Security Center Inmate Search and Prison Information

High Security Center


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


Situated in Cranston, Rhode Island is home to the High Security Center.

The High Security Center is classified as a medium and minimum-security state facility. The High Security Center is designed to hold over 138 inmates.

The High Security Center only houses adult male inmates.

You should note that the High Security Center is composed of a few different multi-story buildings. The High Security Center is nestled on 52 acres of land. The High Security Center has six-story tower. This six-story tower is where the inmates are housed.

You should note that the inmates are housed in multiple people cell blocks. However, those inmates who are dangerous or at a security risk will be housed in one of the 48 single cells located in the administrative segregation unit.

The High Security Center comes equipped with a medical facility. The medical facility will treat inmate’s health issues. The medical facility also has an on-site dental clinic as well.

The High Security Center has a top-notch program known as the New Direction. This program is a 28-day intensive treatment for alcohol and drug addiction.

High Security Center — General Information

Facility Name High Security Center
Facility Type State Prison
Capacity 138
Address 40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8200, Cranston, RI, 02920
Phone 401-462-1266
City Cranston
Postal Code 2920
State Rhode Island
County Providence County
Official Website http://www.doc.ri.gov/institutions/facilities/hsc.php

Sending a Mail/Care Package

You will be permitted to communicate with an inmate in the High Security Center through letters.

Inmates can send you letters. You can send inmates letters.

You can also send inmates books, photographs, newspapers, and even magazines as well. All books will need to be new and paperback. These items will be required to be sent to the facility from the publisher or bookstore.

Keep in mind that everything that you send to the High Security Center will also be opened and examined prior to the correctional staff giving it to the inmate it is addressed to. The High Security Center does this to ensure nothing is coming in the facility that should not be.

Sending Money

The High Security Center uses JPay.

What is JPay you may ask?

JPay is a website and/or software where it allows the family and friends to easily deposit money into the account within a few minutes.

You should note that the JPay also will incur a fee when you use their service. You will also be able to deposit money by calling JPay as well.

Phone calls

Phone calls are the best time of the day for inmates. Phone calls at the High Security Center are going to be capped at 15-minutes.

The High Security Center wants to ensure that every offender has every chance to use the phone.

All outgoing calls from the High Security Center will be recorded and monitored for safety.

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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