Gloria McDonald Correctional Facility is located in Cranston Rhode Island. It is a women's facility that houses 173 female inmates. Offenders at Gloria McDonald are classified as awaiting trial or as medium security inmates. Offenders who are awaiting trial are held in maximum security setting. The facility is comprised of four housing units and a segregation unit. Inmates at Gloria McDonald prison have access to adult basic education classes, GED and college courses as well as computer classes. Offenders can receive substance abuse treatment, domestic violence counseling, and counseling for women who are the victims of sexual violence abuse. Additional programs are offered to inmates including creative writing and creative arts workshops, parenting courses, and re-entry programming which prepares the inmate for their upcoming discharge.
This facility does not allow friends and family members to order or send books, magazines and newspapers to the inmate. All publications must be ordered by the inmate and paid for using the money in the inmate's trust fund account.
Visitation at Gloria McDonald Awaiting Trial Maximum and Medium Security Facility is based on the inmate's housing unit. To view the current schedule in .pdf format here.