Dorothea Dix/Bernadette Minimum Security Facility



Dorothea Dix Minimum Security Facility Bernadette Building Rhode Island

Dorothea Dix Minimum Security Facility Bernadette Building

Dorothea Dix Minimum Security Facility, also called Bernadette Building is located in Cranston Rhode Island.  It houses approximately 150 minimum and work release female offenders.  Inmates at this facility have access to adult basic education classes, can earn a GED, and take college courses.  Vocational training is provided to inmates in computers, and in job preparation.  During the inmate's incarceration they can receive domestic violence counseling, victim of sexual violence abuse counseling, substance abuse counseling, parenting classes, and religious services.

Inmates at Dorothea Dix Minimum Security Facility/Bernadette Building are not allowed to receive publications that are ordered by friends and family members.  Instead, inmates must submit a request slip and order publications themselves from a vendor using the money in their inmate trust account.

Visiting Hours at Dorothea Dix/Bernadette Minimum Security Facility:

Visitation at the Bernadette Minimum Security prison is based on the housing unit of the offender.  To view the schedule for this facility click here.  Visiting occurs as follows:

  • Sundays
    • 12:15pm-2:15pm E&F
    • 6pm-8pm G
  • Mondays
    • 6pm-8pm G
  • Wednesdays
    • 6pm-8pm F
  • Thursdays
    • 6pm-8pm G
  • Fridays
    • 6pm-8pm E
  • Saturdays
    • 6pm-8pm E&F

Physical Address:

Dorothea Dix/Bernadette Minimum Security Facility
Fleming Road
Cranston, Rhode Island 02920



Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
​Dorothea Dix/Bernadette Minimum Security Facility
P.O. Box 8312
Cranston, Rhode Island 02920