Amherst, Nova Scotia

Cumberland Correctional Facility

Status

Last documented use

2009

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
Cumberland Correctional Facility 1 Lawrence Street Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 3G4

Tel: (902) 667-2320 Fax: (902) 667-5533
Center status

Status Last documented use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2009

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Department of Justice, Correctional Services

Type Governmental

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2009
Demographics

Name Adult men

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2009
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation

Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2009
Family segregation

Family Segregation

Age segregation

Age Segregation

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Canada Border Services Agency

Ministry Public Safety Canada

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2009