Institutional profiles: Pacific region: Fraser Valley Institution
Fraser Valley Institution is located in the community of Abbotsford, British Columbia, on a large Federal Reserve which it shares with Matsqui Institution and Pacific Institution. The institution is approximately 71 kilometres from Vancouver, British Columbia.
Fraser Valley Institution was first opened in March 2004 as a standalone multi-level (minimum, medium and maximum) security facility for women offenders. Prior to its opening in March 2004, federally sentenced women were accommodated at a provincial facility, the Burnaby Correctional Centre for Women (BCCW). The Burnaby facility was closed in March 2004.
Fraser Valley Institution is a women’s multi-level design facility.
There is a minimum security residential-style apartment unit and there are residential-style small group accommodation houses for minimum and medium-security inmates in an open campus design model.
Rated capacity: 112
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