Lugano, Canton Ticino

La Farera Prison (Carcere judiciare "Farera")

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canton Ticino, Sezione della popolazione Ufficio della migrazione

Management: Not Available

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Accompanied minors, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
57
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Casella Postale 4062
Via alla Stampa, 20
6901 Lugano
Tel. 0918150031
Fax 0918150019
Email: di-penitenziario.cantonale@ti.ch
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2008
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2008
Operating period

Year of Entry 2006

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
Demographics

Name Adult women

2008

Name Adult men

2008

Name Accompanied minors

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 57

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS