North Slave Correctional Complex

The North Slave Correctional Complex (NSCC), managed by the Corrections Service, is located in Yellowknife and is comprised of two separate units - Adult Male Unit and Youth Unit - to provide custody and supervision for offenders. Both territorial and federal offenders with minimum to maximum security ratings are held here, as well as most remanded offenders.

North Slave Correctional Complex - Adult Male Unit
71 Kam Lake Road
PO Box 278
X1A 2N2

Visiting Hours

Saturday & Sunday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
General Public
Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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 Offered

  • Sex Offender Relapse Prevention
  • Anger and Emotion
  • Family Violence
  • National Substance Abuse Program
  • Elders Network
  • Traditional Counsellor/Healing Program
  • Pastoral Program
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Classroom Education Program
  • Community Service
  • Volunteer Work to Elders and Community Labour to Non-Profit Agencies
  • Physical Recreation Program
  • Arts and Craft
  • Temporary Absence
  • Employment Programming (First Aid, WHMIS)
  • DADs (John Howard Society and Tree of Peace)
  • Healing Drum Society Embracing our Human-Nest program
  • Reintegration Program
  • Core Programs

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