Correctional facilities and security

Learn about the wide range of federal correctional facilities from coast to coast and the security measures in place to ensure public safety.



Correctional facilities and security

Find a comprehensive listing of the major institutions, community correctional centres and parole offices managed by The Correctional Service of Canada. Also, learn more about facilities run by our non-governmental partners.

Community-based residential facilities

A Community-Based Residential Facility (CBRF) is a half-way house. These facilities provide a bridge between the institution and the community. They work on a system of gradual, supervised release. Many offer programming for residents such as life skills and counselling. Learn more about the different types of CBRFs in Canada.

Correctional facilities and the environment

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) takes environmental responsibilities seriously. Find out about the recent and ongoing efforts to clean up contaminated sites, and all the ways CSC works to co-exist with our natural surroundings.

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