Policy Bulletin 654

Policy Bulletin

Number: 654

In Effect: 2020-01-24

Related links:

Commissioner’s Directive (CD) 768 – Institutional Mother-Child Program

Policy numbers and titles:

Commissioner’s Directive (CD) 768 – Institutional Mother-Child Program

Why was the policy changed?

This policy has been updated as part of CSC’s regular policy review cycle.

What has changed?

The revised policy puts a stronger emphasis on maintaining the mother-child bond, to the extent possible, throughout the program application or re-application process.

Among the major changes are:

How was it developed?

The policy revisions were made by the Women Offender Sector in consultation with Strategic Policy and following consultation with internal and external stakeholders.

Who will be affected by the policy?

Applies to staff , inmate mothers and inmates at women offender institutions and units and to contractors and volunteers involved in the Institutional Mother-Child Program.

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