About the Institution
Springhill Institution is a medium-security facility, located on a plateau overlooking the town of Springhill, Nova Scotia.
The facility operates a reception centre for the Atlantic region.
As part of CSC's efforts to encourage inmates to become law-abiding citizens, CSC offers various national correctional programs.
Work is now underway to increase capacity at the Institution. Construction of two new 96-bed living units is expected to be complete in 2012-2013. Delivery of correctional and rehabilitation programs is also being expanded.
- Institution for male offenders
- Security level: medium
- Date opened: 1967
- Rated capacity: 550
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