Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

South West Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

Status

Last documented use

2011

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canada Border Services Agency

Management: Department of Justice, Correctional Services (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
No Data
No Data
No Data
Canada

8,825

Immigration detainees (2020)

91

Detained children (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
South West Nova Scotia Correctional Facility 227 Forest Street Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A8

Tel: (902) 742-4211 Fax: (902) 742-0680
Center status

Status Last documented use

2011
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Department of Justice, Correctional Services

Type Governmental

2011
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Demographics

Name Adult men

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2011
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation

Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2011
Family segregation

Family Segregation

Age segregation

Age Segregation

Total number of detainees (year)

Number 2

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Canada Border Services Agency

Ministry Public Safety Canada

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2011