Nova Institution for Women

Nova Institution for Women

Nova Institution for Women

180 James Street
Truro, Nova Scotia
B2N 6R8

Tel: (902) 897-1750
Fax: (902) 897-1788

Nova Institution for Women is a multi-level facility located in Town of Truro, Nova Scotia and is one of six federal facilities for women across Canada. Located in a residential area, it is approximately 83 kilometres from the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Nova Institution for women is a women’s multi-level design facility.

There are residential-style small group accommodation houses for minimum and medium-security inmates in an open campus design model located inside the perimeter fence. There are no physical separations between the inmates who reside in these units; they utilize the main institution for Socialization, Spirituality, Interventions, Health and Recreation facilities in a fully integrated manner.

Rated capacity: 99