Kent Institution

Kent Institution

Kent Institution

4732 Cemetery Road
PO Box 1500
Agassiz, British Columbia
V0M 1A0

Tel: (604) 796-2121
Fax: (604) 796-4500

About the Institution

Kent Institution is a maximum security facility located in Agassiz, British-Columbia. It shares a property with Mountain Institution. The institution is based on a courtyard design model where offender accommodations are direct observation living units.

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 one new 96-bed living unit is expected to be complete in 2012-2013. Delivery of correctional and rehabilitation programs is also being expanded.

Facility Characteristics

  • Institution for male offenders
  • Security level: maximum
  • Date opened: 1979
  • Rated capacity: 324