North Slave Correctional Complex – Young Offender Unit

The North Slave Young Offender Unit is part of the North Slave Correctional Complex, managed by the Corrections Service. Located in Yellowknife, they provide custody and supervision for both male and female young offenders. Territorial offenders in open or secure custody are held here, as well as remanded offenders.

North Slave Correctional Complex - Youth Unit
61 Kam Lake Road
X1A 2L9

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours are not open to the general public. You must be a preapproved visitor to enter this facility. 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.

  • Secure Custody:
    • Thursday from 7:00p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Open Custody:
    • Tuesday from 7:00p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


  • Life Skills
  • Education Program - with YK Education district #1 based on high school curriculum
  • Community Service work
  • Restitution and Fine Option program
  • Cognitive Skills
  • Controlling Anger and Learning to Manage
  • Healthy Living
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Addictions Counselling
  • Land Skills
  • Education
  • Work Release
  • Outside Work Crews (Seasonal)
  • Traditional/Healing
  • Psychological Services
  • Recreation and physical education
  • Bullying awareness
  • Parenting - Baby Think it Over
  • HELP - Health Education Life Practices
  • Journey - a self awareness program
  • Gardening pilot project (seasonal)

Related Pages

A complete alphabetical listing of the consolidated territorial Acts and associated regulations.
Contact the Department of Justice