Rhode Island Federal Inmate Locator Departament of Corrections

Updated on: August 10, 2021
Rhode Island
Department Name
Rhode Island Department of Corrections
Official Website
Currently Incarcerated Inmates
40 Howard Avenue Cranston, RI 02920
Phone Number
(401) 462-3900

Types of Correctional Facilities in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections works hard to maintain the records of inmates in their prisons. All state prisoners have their information maintained by the Rhode Island Department of Corrections.

Any inmate that is not in a state prison can be found by visiting that particular city or county’s jail website. Finding the inmate you’re looking for is just a click away. Keep reading to find out how you can get in touch with an inmate you’ve been searching for.

How to Find an Inmate

After you agree to the discloser of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ website, you can begin your search. Searches can be done using the first name, last name, inmate ID, or just about any other information you have on the inmate.

Go to the website to begin your search. Remember that this information is open to the public and anyone can get on this site and search for an inmate. Keep this in mind as you search the website.

How to Send Money to an Inmate

Most state prisons, including the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, allow inmates to receive money. Of course, there are limitations on receiving the money.

You can send money to an inmate in this state prison, by using Access Corrections. After you do an inmate search or prison search to find the person you’re looking for, you can use Access Corrections to send money.

You can make a deposit via the Internet or through the telephone.

If you’d like to access the website to learn more information, then you’ve come to the right place.

How to Visit with an Inmate

After you lookup an inmate, you may be wondering how you can visit an inmate in the Rhode Island Department of Corrections.

Each facility in Rhode Island that is a state-run prison has their own rules regarding visitations.

You will have to follow this link, do the prison search for the facility the inmate is located at, and then click on that prison.

From there, you can get specific visiting times and more.

If you can’t find an inmate on the web search, you can call (401) 462-3900 between the hours of 8am and 4pm to get info. If it is after 4 pm, you can call (401) 462-2936.

How to Talk to an Inmate

One big question you may have regarding an inmate is how to talk to them via the phone. The Rhode Island Department of Corrections gives you the opportunity to talk to an inmate over their phone system.

With this state’s prison system, they’re no longer taking JPay, which means you need to go to AccessCorrections.com to deposit money.

You can also download the app on your iPhone or Android and begin the process for depositing money.

Correctional Facilities in Rhode Island

There are 15 jails and prisons in state Rhode Island

Warwick County Jail

Leighton Judicial Complex222 Quaker LaneWarwick, RI 02886


Westerly City Jail

60 Airport Rd., Westerly, RI, 02891


Tiverton City Jail

20 Industrial Way, Tiverton, RI, 02878


Providence City Jail

75 Charlesfield St., Providence, RI, 02912


Cranston City Jail

5 Garfield Ave., Cranston, RI, 02920


Block Island City Jail

P. O. Box 307, Block Island, RI, 02807


South County Unit – Regional Juvenile Facility

4800 Tower Hill Road, Suite 169, Wakefield, RI, 02879-2245


Newport County Sheriff’s Jail

45 Washington Square, Newport, RI, 02840


Bernadette Building Women’s Facility

40 Howard AvenuePO Box 82, Cranston, RI, 02920


Pawtucket Unit – Juvenile Correctional Services

249 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI, 02860-2121


Woonsocket Unit – Juvenile Correctional Services

191 Social Street 7th Floor, Woonsocket, RI, 02895


Anthony P. Travisono Intake Service Center

40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8249, Cranston, RI, 02920


Gloria McDonald Women’s Medium

40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8312, Cranston, RI, 02920


John J. Moran Medium Security Facility

40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8274, Cranston, RI, 02920


Maximum Security

40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8273, Cranston, RI, 02920