Gloria McDonald Women’s Medium

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Updated on: April 10, 2021

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Location 40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8312, Cranston, RI, 02920
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Cranston, Rhode Island is home to the Gloria McDonald Women’s Medium. The Gloria McDonald Women’s Medium is under the operation here at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections.

The Gloria McDonald Women’s Medium is classified or known as a medium-security state facility that is responsible for the custody of over 173 male offenders daily.

The Gloria McDonald Women’s Medium is one of the few facilities that is known for their sex offender release program.

What many people do not know about the Gloria McDonald Women’s Medium is that they have their offenders work on the farm. This farm is where they will produce and grow vegetables alongside working with cattle and the production of milk and meat for a few the state of Rhode Island correctional institutions.

If the inmate is classified in the general population, then they will be housed in an open dormitory style housing unit where the inmates who are in the administrative segregation units will be housed in a cell with one of their fellow inmates.

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

Gloria McDonald Women's Medium accepts the following items through the mail:

  • Magazines

  • Books

  • Letters

  • Greeting Cards

  • Newspapers

  • Photographs

When it comes to the magazines, books, and newspapers, you will need to have it shipped to the facility from the store or publisher.

Sending Money

Did your inmate call you or write to you about sending them money? If so, all you will need to do is log on to JPay and use your credit or debit card for payment.

JPay does not require you to leave your home to fund an inmate’s account. The inmate will receive the money immediately after you send it.

Phone calls

Gloria McDonald Women's Medium inmates are permitted to use the telephones. Inmates will be required to have money in his account to use the telephone to call home.

You can anticipate a phone call from an inmate during the hours of 7 am to 10 pm.


If you are looking to visit a general population inmate in the Gloria McDonald Women's Medium, you will be allowed on site on Saturdays and Sundays between 9 am to 3 pm.

If you are looking to visit in protective custody (or better known as an administrative segregation inmate) inmate, you will be allowed on site on Saturdays and Sundays between 8 am to 9 am.

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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