Working with offenders

Learn about the interventions available for offenders, both in institutions and in the community. Order products from CORCAN. Find out about Structured Intervention Units, the Overdose Prevention Service and the Prison Needle Exchange Program.

Services and information

Correctional process

Stages of the correctional process, the correctional plan, case management, programs for offenders.

Women's Corrections

Interventions for women offenders, women’s facilities, correctional programs, mental health services.

Indigenous corrections

Interventions for Indigenous offenders, healing lodges, the National Indigenous Plan, Sections 81 and 84, Indigenous Intervention Centers.

Structured Intervention Units

Structured interventions, programming, policies, transfer procedures, Corrections and Conditional Release Act.


Explore CORCAN’s catalogue, history of CORCAN, employment and employability skills training, offender success stories.

Health Services

Find a career in healthcare at CSC, Mental Health Strategy, Overdose Prevention Service, Prison Needle Exchange Program.

Chaplaincy services

Faith-based resources on restorative justice, Correctional Service of Canada prayer, memorandum of understanding, Interfaith Committee on Chaplaincy.

Community Corrections

Discover the three key aspects of community corrections. Identify the different types of releases available for offenders. Learn about community supervision, offender risk management and more.

Administrative segregation class actions

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Ethnocultural and social development services

National and Regional Ethnocultural Advisory Committees, Emerson Douyon Multiculturalism Award, policies and legislation.


Programs for offenders

CSC has a legal mandate to provide programs and services that address offenders’ criminal behaviour.

Women's facilities

Access information about CSC’s facilities for women. Learn about their multi-level composition and the types of accommodations.

Working at CSC

CSC has a wide variety of professions and work locations with unique challenges and opportunities.

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