Supporting information on the Program Inventory

Sub-Program 1.1: Institutional Management and Support

Description

The Institutional Management and Support Program contributes to public safety through the day-to-day management of operational activities and institutional services for offenders in custody.

Key activities include administering, operating and maintaining institutions; establishing operational processes and procedures; managing allocated financial and human resources; directing and overseeing the delivery of integrated correctional operations; monitoring the effectiveness of institutional security activities; considering threats, risks, vulnerabilities and physical security requirements and controls; managing the intelligence function for institutions; ensuring coordination across the criminal justice system; providing a safe environment for staff and inmates; and making decisions and recommendations related to offenders within delegated authorities.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Institutional management is compliant with policy and law Rate of critical safety incidentsFootnote 1 in federal institutions (suicides, accidental deaths) (Objective: ZeroFootnote 2) 0.60 - 0.72 2018-03-31 0.43 0.21 0.75
Rate of serious safety incidentsFootnote 3 in federal institutions 7.32 - 9.42 2018-03-31 10.29 7.91 8.56
Rate of minor/moderate safety incidentsFootnote 4 in federal institutions 115.1 - 163.4 2018-03-31 223.7 219.3 175.9
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities
available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus
Planned spending)
113,524,097 113,524,097 176,286,166 134,663,547 21,139,450
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
935 935 0

Sub-Program 1.2: Institutional Security

Description

The Institutional Security Program contributes to public safety through the development, implementation of, and compliance with, policies and procedures designed to ensure the safety and security of staff, offenders and the public, while meeting the security requirements of the diverse inmate population.

Key activities include dynamic security, security intelligence, segregation, perimeter control, and the prevention and control of contraband and drugs.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Institutions are safe and secure Rate of critical security incidents Footnote 5 in federal institutions (security-related and undetermined offender deaths in custody) - (Objective: Zero) 0.31 - 0.46 2018-03-31 0.35 0.21 0.27
Rate of serious security incidentsFootnote 6 in federal institutions 5.75 - 7.16 2018-03-31 6.81 6.22 8.02
Rate of minor/moderate security incidentsFootnote 7 in federal institutions 145.4 - 156.9 2018-03-31 184.7 184.5 168.0
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
742,425,535 742,425,535 790,521,654 821,319,633 78,894,098
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
6,908 6,675 -233

Sub-Sub-Program 1.2.1: Intelligence and Supervision

Description

The Intelligence and Supervision Program contributes to public safety through the provision of security and the gathering, analysis, and sharing of intelligence. This is done by identifying and managing illegal activities and threats to security for offenders in institutions and in the community in conjunction and cooperation with external partner agencies.

Key activities include gathering and sharing information and intelligence to prevent security incidents, eradicate illegal activity and support the case management process; continually assessing threats and risks to identify and mitigate internal and external threats to the safety of individuals (inmates, staff and public) and institutions; collaborating, liaising and sharing information with justice partners both domestically and internationally; identifying and managing security threat groups; and preventing, intercepting, and eliminating illegal or threatening activities.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Activities that threaten the safety and security of institutions are managed Rate of transitions to higher security 86.2 - 91.6 2018-03-31 79.3 78.7 82.5
Rate of serious security chargesFootnote 8 517.0 - 551.6 2018-03-31 395.8 438.3 421.7
Median days in administrative segregationFootnote 9 14.7 (marker) 2018-03-31 11 11 12
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
730,830,705 730,830,705 778,253,355 808,327,872 77,497,167
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
6,816 6,581 -235

Sub-Sub-Program 1.2.2: Drug Interdiction

Description

The Drug Interdiction Program contributes to public safety through the development, implementation, and coordination of activities included in Correctional Service Canada’s National Drug Strategy. This is done to ensure a safe, drug-free institutional environment for inmates, which is a fundamental condition for their successful reintegration into society as law-abiding citizens.

Key activities include assessing risk related to drug use and trafficking; detecting and deterring drug use and/or trafficking of drugs; using security services such as urinalysis, drug detector dogs, ion mobility spectrometry, and other services or devices; and reviewing the imposition of administrative measures.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Drug interdiction activities contribute to successful completion of offenders' correctional plans Rate of critical drug-related incidentsFootnote 10 in federal institutions (overdose and suspected overdose offender deaths in custody) - (Objective: Zero) 0.22 - 0.28 2018-03-31 0.35 0.28 0.54
Rate of serious drug-related incidentsFootnote 11 - (Objective: Zero) 3.18 - 3.52 2018-03-31 5.11 5.23 3.19
Rate of minor/moderate drug-related incidentsFootnote 12 - (Objective: Zero) 195.9 - 212.3 2018-03-31 257.0 253.0 241.8
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
11,594,830 11,594,830 12,268,299 12,991,761 1,396,931
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
92 94 2

Sub Program 1.3: Institutional Health Services

Description

The Institutional Health Services Program contributes to public safety by providing essential health care and reasonable access to non-essential mental health care to inmates, in accordance with professionally accepted standards, to promote, improve and maintain offender health in institutions. These health services are delivered across the continuum of care, from intake to release, while considering the needs of vulnerable populations.

Key activities include disease prevention, health education as well as screening, diagnosis, treatment, release planning and the administration, development and implementation of policy and programs to maintain and improve program delivery.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
The provision of efficient, effective health services to offenders that encourage individual responsibility, promote healthy reintegration and contribute to safe communities Maintain Health Services Accreditation Accreditation 2018-03-31 Accreditation Accreditation Accreditation
Percentage of newly admitted offenders receiving health assessments at intake 90.0% - 100% 2018-03-31 95.7% 98.7% 98.5%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
221,372,132 221,372,132 250,080,030 253,615,862 32,243,730
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
1,339 1,369 30

Sub-Sub-Program 1.3.1: Clinical and Public Health Services

Description

The Clinical and Public Health Services Program contributes to public safety by providing essential health care to inmates, to promote, improve and maintain inmates' health within institutions, in accordance with professionally accepted standards. These services are delivered across the continuum of care from intake to release, while considering the needs of vulnerable populations.

Key activities across the continuum of care include disease prevention and control, health promotion, screening and assessment, primary health services, acute hospital care, referral to medical specialists, treatment, provision of medications, pharmacy services and release planning.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
The provision of efficient, effective clinical and public health services to offenders that encourage individual responsibility, promote healthy reintegration and contribute to safe communities Percentage of inmates with an HIV infection that are receiving treatment 80% - 85% 2018-03-31 95.7% 94.4% 91.5%
Proportion of inmates who completed HCV treatment that achieved sustained viral response 80% - 85% 2018-03-31 97.0% 97.5% 97.3%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
141,618,577 141,618,577 159,563,922 168,180,858 26,562,281
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
718 742 24

Sub-Sub-Program 1.3.2: Mental Health Services

Description

The Mental Health Services Program contributes to public safety by providing inmates with essential mental health care and reasonable access to non-essential mental health care to promote, improve and maintain offender health in accordance with professionally accepted standards. These services are delivered across the continuum of care from intake to release, while considering the needs of vulnerable populations. The continuum of care is reflected through CSC’s comprehensive Mental Health Strategy developed to enhance its capacity to address and respond to the mental health needs of offenders.

Key activities include mental health screening at intake, primary and intermediate mental health care in institutions, intensive care at Regional Treatment Centres, release preparation and transitional care for release to the community.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
The provision of efficient, effective mental health services to offenders that encourage individual responsibility, promote healthy reintegration and contribute to safe communities Percentage of target staffFootnote 13 trained in the Fundamentals of Mental Health 90.0% (marker) 2018-03-31 96.6% 96.5% 96.0%
Percentage of target staff trained in the Suicide & Self-Injury Intervention Refresher 90.0% (marker) 2018-03-31

71.0% (in class)

76.8% (online)

80.5% (in class)

87.6% (online)

75.0% (in-class)

80.2% (online)

Percentage of target staff trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Introduction and Coaching 90.0% (marker) 2018-03-31 91.5% 89.8% 86.0%
Of the inmates identified by the mental health intake screening system as requiring follow-up mental health services, the percentage who received a service 90.0% (marker) 2018-03-31 93.9% 84.0% 89.0%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
79,753,555 79,753,555 90,516,108 85,435,004 5,681,449
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
621 627 6

Sub Program 1.4: Institutional Services

Description

The Institutional Services Program contributes to public safety through the daily operations of institutions. This program aims to provide safe, secure and humane living conditions for inmates.

Key activities include infrastructure management, accommodation support, engineering services, provision of food services and clothing, institutional maintenance, fleet management, telecommunications, environmental protection and sustainable development, fire safety protection, and maintenance of security electronics.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Inmates are provided safe, secure and humane living conditions Percentage of upheld grievancesFootnote 14 related to living conditions 3.8% - 5.5% 2018-03-31 4.0% 6.0% 3.2%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
450,845,080 450,845,080 538,991,799 485,935,799 35,090,719
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
1,384 1,387 3

Sub-Sub-Program 1.4.1: Food Services

Description

The Food Services Program contributes to public safety by providing nutritionally balanced meals to offenders in institutions. Meal preparation is based on appropriate nutrition standards for Canadians such as Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide. The program meets the needs of offenders requiring specific diets for their faith or for therapeutic reasons.

Key activities include setting the overall policy direction for the delivery of food services; monitoring food services activities to ensure adherence to standards; ensuring all activities related to the ordering, storage, preparation and service of food and disposal of waste meet food safety standards; and planning for food service within the established budget.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Inmates' dietary needs are met in accordance with the Canada Food Guide. Percentage of positive health inspections by external health inspectors 91.0% 2018-03-31 98% 100% 77%
Percentage of menus meeting Canada’s Food Guide and Dietary Reference Intakes 90.0% 2018-03-31 100% 100% 100%
Percentage of upheld grievances Footnote 15 related to food services 3.7% - 6.2% 2018-03-31 2.8% 6.3% 1.9%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
65,808,173 65,808,173 71,821,732 70,627,347 4,819,174
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
414 425 11

Sub-Sub-Program 1.4.2: Accommodation Services

Description

The Accommodation Services Program contributes to public safety through maintenance and repair of institutional vehicles, buildings/structures, and lands as well as related basic services for offenders. This is done so that institutions can meet their operational requirements including the provision of safe and clean living and working conditions for staff and for offenders in custody.

Key activities include the provision of basic necessities to offenders, technical support, housekeeping, laundry services, engineering services, environmental services, waste management, electrical, water and sewage, heating/co-generation of power, plumbing, fire protection, motor vehicle maintenance and operations, carpentry, masonry, painting, welding and millwright, general labour, general maintenance, and landscaping.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Inmates are provided safe and clean living and working environments Percentage of upheld grievances related to accommodation services 3.8% - 5.4% 2018-03-31 4.58% 5.78% 4.26%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
385,036,907 385,036,907 467,170,067 415,308,452 30,271,545
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
970 962 -8

Sub Program 2.1: Offender Case Management

Description

The Offender Case Management program contributes to public safety through a dynamic process that includes interventions to assess, clarify, counsel, plan programs for, and supervise offenders throughout their sentences.

Key activities include sentence management, intake assessment, penitentiary placement, offender personal development, transfers, the development and management of correctional plans, and institutional and community supervision.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Inmates are provided safe and clean living and working environments

Percentage of Day Parole cases reviewed by Parole Board Canada, based on the total number of cases eligible for a review

(This indicator is under review due to data integrity issues.)

59.7% - 66.0% 2018-03-31 63.1% 65.39% 64.6%
Percentage of successful transitions to lower security Footnote 16 93.8% - 94.4% 2018-03-31 95.1% 96.0% 94.9%
The percentage of Aboriginal offenders with Corrections and Conditional Release Act (CCRA) Section 84 release plan 35% 2018-03-31 43.6% 41% 44.8%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
219,648,375 219,648,375 249,170,414 236,792,721 17,144,346
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
2,280 2,302 22

Sub-Program 2.2: Community Engagement

Description

The Community Engagement Program contributes to public safety by increasing citizens’ understanding of the federal correctional process and enhancing CSC’s partnerships with Canadian communities.

Key activities include raising public awareness and improving confidence in federal corrections; providing victims with information; negotiating partnership agreements with various stakeholders; and creating collaborative working relationships with diverse segments of the community including citizens, non-governmental agencies, other government departments, and offenders who have successfully reintegrated into the community.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
The involvement of the public contributes to the offender reintegration process

Number of hours provided by volunteers

390,000 2018-03-31 573,500 573,500 N/A
Number of registered victims 7,500 (marker) 2018-03-31 8053 7806 N/A
Number of referrals and active cases for victim-offender mediation services through CSC's Restorative Opportunities Program 110 referrals/ 300 active cases 2018-03-31 144 referrals / 446 active cases 149 referrals / 415 active cases N/A
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
8,665,197 8,665,197 9,562,499 9,604,991 939,794
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
83 79 -4

Sub-Program 2.3: Spiritual Services

Description

The Spiritual Services Program contributes to public safety by providing spiritual intervention and guidance to offenders, and by developing and maintaining faith-community reintegration partnerships. It also includes providing culturally relevant assistance to First Nations, Métis and Inuit offenders regarding ceremonies, traditional teachings, traditional medicines or sacred grounds within institutions or in the community through the services of Aboriginal Elders. The program increases the likelihood of success for a safe and wholesome release of offenders back into the community.

Key activities include directing and coordinating religious services and sacramental ministry; spiritual and cultural teachings for First Nations, Métis and Inuit offenders; creating, coordinating, and delivering religious activities; interpreting the needs and concerns of persons affected by the criminal justice system to the community; educating the community concerning its role in reconciliation, and establishing and maintaining partnerships to help offenders live in the community as law-abiding citizens.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Offenders have access to spiritual services

Percentage compliance with established standards for institutional and community-based spiritual services

100% 2018-03-31 97% 91% 86%
Aboriginal Offenders have access to spiritual and cultural services* 100% 2018-03-31 100% 100% 100%

*(in institutions)

Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
16,893,618 16,893,618 34,572,057 19,081,800 2,188,182
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
20 21 1

Sub-Sub-Program 2.3.1: Chaplaincy

Description

The Chaplaincy Program contributes to public safety by providing opportunities for offenders to examine their behaviours and decisions and discover new ways of living in the context of their faith practice. This can help offenders find greater wholeness and accept responsibility for their actions, which in turn contributes to their safe reintegration into Canadian communities.

The right of offenders to practice their religion is guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and other legislation. Chaplaincy ensures that offenders of all traditions are offered opportunities to practice their faith.

Key activities include the development, implementation, delivery, and management of religious and spiritual activities, which includes volunteer and other community resources.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Offenders have access to Chaplaincy services Number of institutional Chaplaincy contacts with offenders 332,500 - 367,500 2018-03-31 451,378 416,419 407,419
Number of institutional Chaplaincy activities in which volunteers are engaged 9,500 - 10,500 2018-03-31 43,483 28,434 N/A
Number of hours of service in which Faith Community Reintegration Projects volunteers are engaged 16,150 - 17,850 2018-03-31 32,661 25,520 N/A
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
8,991,033 8,991,033 25,302,052 10,288,844 1,297,811
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
17 16 -1

Sub-Sub-Program 2.3.2: Elder Services

Description

The Elder Services Program contributes to public safety through the counselling, teachings and ceremonial services provided to First Nations, Métis and Inuit men and women offenders who are following a traditional healing path. Elder services also include the provision of spiritual support and advice to the Institutional Head regarding ceremonies and offenders' access to ceremonial objects and traditional medicines within the institution.

Key activities include counseling; providing spiritual and cultural teachings to First Nations, Métis and Inuit offenders; delivering ceremonial services; and establishing and maintaining partnerships to help offenders reintegrate and live in the community as law-abiding citizens.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Aboriginal offenders have access to spiritual and cultural services The percentage of Aboriginal offenders who identify an interest in following a traditional healing path and receive Elder Reviews 70.0% - 80.0% 2018-03-31 96.5% 96.4% 96.9%
The percentage of Aboriginal offenders who identify an interest in following a traditional healing path and working with Elders in spiritual/cultural interventions such as Pathways, cultural escorted temporary absences 70.0% - 80.0% 2018-03-31 92.4% 90.5% 92.1%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
7,902,585 7,902,585 9,270,005 8,792,956 890,371
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
3 5 2

Sub-Program 2.4: Correctional Reintegration Program

Description

The Correctional Reintegration Program contributes to public safety by providing programs and implementing policies that are specifically designed to support offender rehabilitation and reintegration, and that involve structured interventions grounded in evidence-based, social and psychological research. Operating from a cognitive-behavioural approach, correctional programs are designed to address risk factors that contribute to reoffending.

Key activities include the development, implementation, delivery and effective management of nationally recognized correctional programs.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Participation in Correctional Reintegration Programs contributes to the offender reintegration process Completion rate of nationally recognized correctional programs in the institutions Footnote 17 82.0% - 84.0% 2018-03-31 85.7% 85.2% 85.8%
Completion rate of nationally recognized correctional programs in the community Footnote 18 63.4% - 65.2% 2018-03-31 69.8% 69.0% 66.5%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
83,111,121 83,111,121 93,208,977 86,832,162 3,721,041
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
808 805 -3

Sub-Sub-Program 2.4.1: Correctional Program Readiness

Description

The Correctional Program Readiness Program includes nationally recognized programs that prepare and motivate offenders to address risk factors related to offending.

Key activities include identifying problematic behavior, providing motivational support to offenders, and preparing offenders to address their risk factors.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Participation in correctional program readiness programs contributes to the offender reintegration process by preparing and motivating offenders to address risk factors related to their offending Median time from admission to the start of readiness programs Footnote 19 36.4 - 44.0 2018-03-31 77 46 47
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
8,977,336 8,977,336 9,940,676 12,784,283 3,806,947
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
89 119 30

Sub-Sub-Program 2.4.2: Correctional Programs

Description

Correctional Programs include nationally recognized correctional programs to specifically address risk factors related to offending at intensity levels commensurate to offenders’ risk and needs.

Key activities include teaching offenders skills that will help reduce their problematic behaviour and assisting offenders to change pro-criminal attitudes and beliefs, manage themselves, set goals, solve problems, and develop healthy interpersonal relationships and coping skills.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Participation in correctional programming contributes to reduced re-offending and facilitate the safe and timely reintegration of offenders into the community Of the offenders serving a sentence of four years or less, with an identified need for correctional programming, the percentage who enrol in such programming prior to Full Parole Eligibility Date 73.5% - 78.5% 2018-03-31 70.4% 72.1% 72.3%
Of the offenders serving a sentence of four years or less, with an identified need for correctional programming, the percentage who complete such programming prior to Full Parole Eligibility Date 54.5% - 58.7% 2018-03-31 45.6% 47.4% 48.3%
Of the offenders serving a sentence of four years or less, with an identified need for correctional programming, the percentage who complete such programming prior to Warrant Expiry Date 88.4% - 90.8% 2018-03-31 78.9% 86.4% 90.2%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
61,229,616 61,229,616 68,896,082 59,799,106 -1,430,510
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
596 554 -42

Sub-Sub-Program 2.4.3: Correctional Program Maintenance

Description

The Correctional Program Maintenance Program includes nationally recognized correctional programs designed to support offenders to continue to make changes and maintain skills learned through their participation in correctional programming. These programs are delivered to offenders in the institution and in the community.

Key activities include providing support to offenders to maintain and apply the skills that they learned in other correctional programs in order to monitor and cope with daily challenges.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Participation in correctional programming maintenance contributes to the offender reintegration process by supporting offenders to apply the skills acquired through correctional programming Completion rates of maintenance programs in the institution Footnote 20 79.0% - 81.1% 2018-03-31 81.9% 83.3% 84.2%
Completion rates of maintenance programs in the communityFootnote 21 65.2% - 67.7% 2018-03-31 69.8% 68.6% 65.9%
Of the offenders with an identified need for correctional maintenance programming, the percentage who complete such programming prior to Warrant Expiry Date Footnote 22 75.1% - 80.1% 2018-03-31 81.0% 80.6% 82.7%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
12,904,169 12,904,169 14,372,219 14,248,773 1,344,604
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
123 132 9

Sub-Program 2.5: Offender Education

Description

The Offender Education Program contributes to public safety by providing offenders with basic literacy, academic, and personal development skills thereby improving their capacity to effectively participate in correctional programs. It also offers them an opportunity to improve their education qualifications, increasing their likelihood of successfully reintegrating into the community.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Education programs contribute to the rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders Of the offenders with an identified need for an upgrade to their education, the percentage who upgrade prior to full parole eligibility date 45.4% - 54.4% 2018-03-31 56.7% 55.1% 55.6%
Of offenders with an identified need for an upgrade to their education, the percentage who upgrade prior to warrant expiry date 51.6% - 63.2% 2018-03-31 67.2% 67.7% 65.3%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
22,688,473 22,688,473 32,484,689 24,472,248 1,783,775
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
167 160 -7

Sub-Program 2.6: CORCAN Employment and Employability

Description

The CORCAN Employment and Employability Program contributes to public safety by helping offenders develop and enhance their employment skills to meet the specific demands of the labour market, thereby improving their chances of employment and safe release into the community.

Key activities include employment training and career planning programs for inmates as well as employment and job placement services for offenders after release. It is designed to allow offenders to acquire skills and develop the pro-social attitudes and behaviours that are valued by employers. This is a key part of CSC’s efforts to actively support offenders to become law-biding citizens.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Offenders have the employment skills to meet labour markets and obtain employment upon release from institutions Of the offenders with an identified need for vocational training, the percentage who complete prior to first release 54.2% - 60.5% 2018-03-31 58.4% 58.4% 60.3%
Of the offenders with an identified need for employment in the community, the percentage who secure such employment prior to warrant expiry date Footnote 23 73.2% - 74.1% 2018-03-31 74.3% 75.2% 74.6%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
35,294,164 35,294,164 42,820,803 39,924,648 4,630,484
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
488 534 46

Sub-Program 2.7: Social Program

Description

The Social Program contributes to public safety by providing a combination of structured and unstructured interventions and activities designed to prepare offenders for reintegration into the community as law-abiding citizens.

The program encourages offenders to adopt pro-social lifestyles and contributes to a meaningful use of time by providing basic life skills. It provides offenders with opportunities to learn and practice social skills necessary for personal and social development, and increases offenders’ awareness of their strengths and weaknesses, which assists them to overcome possible roadblocks to reintegration.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Social programs provide offenders with knowledge and skills that better equip them for their re-entry into society and support changes that lead to a balanced and healthy prosocial lifestyle Of the offenders enrolled in the Community Integration Program, the percentage who complete 80.2% - 83.6% 2018-03-31 84.2% 78.8% 85.2%
Of the offenders enrolled in the Social Integration Program for Women, the percentage who complete 85.6% - 86.9% 2018-03-31 92.8% 92.1% 90.8%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
21,056,596 21,056,596 23,459,529 21,536,033 479,437
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
214 211 -3

Sub-Program 3.1: Community Management and Security

Description

The Community Management and Security Program contributes to public safety by supervising and managing offenders in the community, and by gathering, analyzing, and sharing intelligence.

Key activities include supervising offenders, updating correctional plans, the Community Staff Safety Program, Electronic Monitoring of offenders, the National Centralized after hours Duty Office, the After Hours Victim Notification Program and the Correctional Service of Canada Tip Line program.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Community management is compliant with policy and law Rate of critical convictions under supervisionFootnote 24 (Objective: Zero) 0.55 - 0.78 2018-03-31 0.55 1.01 0.48
Rate of serious convictions under supervisionFootnote 25 28.0 - 43.6 2018-03-31 20.7 39.5 28.6
Rate of minor/moderate convictions under supervisionFootnote 26 183.1 - 221.5 2018-03-31 154.4 145.1 178.9
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
20,938,275 20,938,275 22,559,678 23,440,344 2,502,069
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
108 104 -4

Sub-Program 3.2: Community-based Residential Facilities

Description

The Community-based Residential Facilities Program contributes to public safety by providing a structured and supportive environment during the gradual reintegration process. The program provides accommodation for offenders on parole, statutory release, temporary absence and Long Term Supervision Orders.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Community-based Residential Facilities provide supervised and supportive accommodation that supports safe reintegration Rate of Community-based Residential Facility incidentsFootnote 27 363.0
(Marker)
2018-03-31 353.1 377.0 383.5
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
122,797,753 122,797,753 127,511,309 120,840,212 -1,957,541
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
2 2 0

Sub-Sub-Program 3.2.1: Community Residential Facilities

Description

The Community Residential Facilities Program contributes to public safety by providing accommodation for offenders in what are commonly known as “halfway houses” as well as Hostels, Private Home Placements and Treatment Centres. Community Residential Facilities are operated by non-profit community-based agencies under contract with CSC and promote the successful reintegration of offenders into the community.

Key activities include providing supervision, intervention, support, monitoring and accommodation for offenders on release.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Offenders with residency needs have appropriate supervision and housing in the community Rate of "fail to returnFootnote 28" among offenders residing in a Community Residential Facilities 250.3 - 316.4 2018-03-31 249.2 240.4 269.4
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
102,520,720 102,520,720 108,112,851 101,667,371 -853,349
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
0 0 0

Sub-Sub-Program 3.2.2: Community Correctional Centres

Description

The Community Correctional Centres program contributes to public safety by managing federally-operated community-based residential facilities that provide a 24-hour structured living environment for the purpose of safely reintegrating offenders into the community. Community Correctional Centres accommodate offenders under federal jurisdiction who have been released to the community on unescorted temporary absences, day parole, full parole, work releases, statutory release, as well as those subject to Long-Term Supervision Orders.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
Higher risk offenders have appropriate levels of supervision and housing while on conditional release with a residency condition Rate of "fail to return" among offenders residing in a Community Correctional Centre 569.3 - 773.3 2018-03-31 604.5 658.0 520.8
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
20,277,033 20,277,033 19,398,458 19,172,841 -1,104,192
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
2 2 0

Sub-Program 3.3: Community Health Services

Description

The Community Health Services Program contributes to public safety by providing essential health services for offenders residing in a Community Correctional Centre, in accordance with professionally accepted standards. CSC pays, on a fee-for-service basis, the costs associated with essential health services for non-insured offenders in the community. In addition, as part of its Mental Health Strategy, CSC provides, at some community sites, mental health services to offenders with significant mental health challenges to contribute to their safe reintegration into the community.

Key activities include providing specialized mental health support and services to address mental health needs (e.g., crisis intervention and counselling), and links to community agencies.

Results achieved
Expected results Performance indicators Target Date to achieve target 2017-18
Actual results
2016-17
Actual results
2015-16
Actual results
The provision of efficient, effective health services to offenders that encourage individual responsibility, promote healthy reintegration and contribute to safe communities Of the offenders identified as having a significant mental health need, the percentage who received mental health intervention from CSC in the community 90.0% 2018-03-31 86.6% 73.0% N/A
The percentage of offenders who had received mental health treatment from CSC returning to federal custody during the period of community supervision <50.0% 2018-03-31 46.9% 50.2% 50.9%
The percentage of offenders who had received mental health treatment from CSC returning to federal custody within two years post warrant expiry <20.0% 2018-03-31 6.8% 5.4% 8.1%
Budgetary financial resources (dollars)
2017-18
Main Estimates
2017-18
Planned spending
2017-18
Total authorities available for use
2017-18
Actual spending
(authorities used)
2017-18
Difference
(Actual spending minus Planned spending)
14,094,327 14,094,327 15,565,028 16,100,652 2,006,325
Human resources (full-time equivalents)
2017-18
Planned full-time equivalents
2017-18
Actual full-time equivalents
2017-18
Difference
(Actual full-time equivalents minus Planned full-time equivalents)
108 106 -2
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