Fort Smith Correctional Complex

The Fort Smith Correction Complex (FSCC), managed by the Corrections Service, is located in Fort Smith and has separate units for adult male and adult female inmates. While both units provide custody and supervision for inmates, the male unit also has specialized programming for those with special needs. Both territorial and federal offenders with minimum to medium security ratings are held here, as well as remanded inmates.

Fort Smith Correctional Complex - Male Unit
97 McDougal Road
PO Box 388
Fort Smith
NT
X0E 0P0
Canada
Fort Smith Correctional Complex - Female Unit
47 Pickerel St
PO Box 5
Fort Smith
NT
X0E 0P0
Canada

Regular Visting Hours

  • Male Complex:
    • Monday, Thursday, and Sunday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Female Complex:
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Special arrangements may be prearranged for alternate times. Please be advised that visitors will be asked to dress appropriately and follow facility rules. This includes being subject to search.

Programs

Note that not all programs are available at both units.

  • On-the-land activities (rabbit snaring, trapping) (male complex)
  • Cleaning local parks and graveyards. (male complex)
  • Sexual Offender Programs (individualized federal and territorial special needs programs, maintenance program) (male complex)
  • Volunteer work at the hospital with chronic-care patients (female complex)
  • Supporting individuals with special needs (female complex)
  • Assisting with Community events (female complex)
  • Emotion Management (female complex)
  • Traditional/Healing Programs (female complex)
  • School Program
  • Living Skills
  • Personal Financial Management
  • Career Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Group and Individual Alcohol and Drug Counselling
  • Personalized Anger Management and Family Counselling
  • Land Skills
  • Elders Program
  • Family Violence (short individualized program)
  • Anger Management Programs (group and individual programs)
  • Addictions and Recovery Programs
  • Grief and Loss (both group and individual)
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Summer Gardening Program
  • In-house AA

Related Pages

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