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.

Inmates live in four groups of four duplexes, which can each house five people.

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