Bialystok

Bialystok Guarded centre for Aliens

Status

In use

2024

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Ministry of Interior

Management: Border Guard (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
159
40

29 December 2020

Yes

20 November 2013

Poland

739

Migration Detainee Entries

24

Detained Unaccompanied Children

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FACILITY NAMES
Bialystok Guarded centre for Aliens
Location

Country: Poland

City & Region: Bialystok, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 53.1494, 23.1642

Contact Information
1 Armii Wojska Polskiego 7, 15-001 Białystok, Poland
+48 85 675 00 91

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2024

Status In use

2022

Status In use

2021

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2017
National typology

Name Strzezony osrodek

2018
Management

Name Border Guard

Type Governmental

2017
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Unknown Service Provider

Service Food services

2020
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2008

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2021

Name Adult men

2017

Name Accompanied minors

2013

Name Families

2013

Name Unaccompanied minors

2013

Name Adult women

2013
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2015

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 159

2022

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 122

2021

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 122

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 136

2013
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)
Number
Date
40
29 December 2020
69
29 December 2019
20
29 December 2018
79
24 January 2017
55
1 October 2012
78
2 January 2012

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 66

2010
Average Days in Detention (Asylum Procedure)
Average Days
Year
77
2020

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

Inadequate conditions

Protection from Physical Violence

2017

Food provision

2017

Medical care

2017

CARCERAL INDICATORS

Carceral Environment

Yes

2022
External Security Regime

High security

2022

Secure

2017

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2013
Age Segregation

Not Applicable

2013
Legal Segregation

Family Segregation

Yes

2013

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

Reports of Deaths
Name of deceased individual
Date of death
N.A.
20 November 2013

MONITORING & ACCESS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS