Dorchester Penitentiary

Dorchester Penitentiary

Dorchester Penitentiary

4902 Main Street
Dorchester, New Brunswick
E4K 2Y9

Tel: (506) 379-2471
Fax: (506) 379-4200

About the Institution

Dorchester Penitentiary is a medium-security facility, located in Dorchester, New Brunswick.

Dorchester Penitentiary is a special programs-oriented facility, housing the Shepody Healing Centre.

As part of CSC's efforts to encourage inmates to become law-abiding citizens, CSC offers various national correctional programs.

Facility Characteristics

  • Institution for male offenders
  • Security level: medium
  • Date opened: 1880
  • Rated capacity: 392