Institutional profiles: Atlantic region: Nova Institution for Women
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
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