William Head Institution

William Head Institution

William Head Institution

6000 William Head Road
Victoria, British Columbia
V9C 0B5

Tel: (250) 391-7000
Fax: (250) 391-7005

About the Institution

William Head Institution is a minimum-security facility located at the southern tip of Vancouver Island in Metchosin, British Columbia, about 25 kilometres west of Victoria. The institution has four Units which can house up to 180 inmates.

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: minimum
  • Date opened: 1959
  • Rated capacity: 180

Did you know?

CSC offers a variety of correctional programs to help inmates become law-abiding citizens.