Lethbridge Correctional Centre 

Contact

Lethbridge Correctional Centre
P.O. Bag 3001, Old Coaldale Road
Lethbridge, AB, Canada
T1J 3Z3

Phone: 403-388-3000
Fax: 403-388-2966

Programs

  • inmates are trained in various aspects of horticulture and building maintenance
  • a full-time Native program coordinator addresses the needs of Aboriginal inmates and coordinates the regular attendance of Elders to provide sweat lodges and other religious ceremonies
  • work crew projects include cutting and clearing of shelter belts for local communities, and splitting fire wood which is donated to volunteer organizations for resale
  • the wood industries shop manufactures wooden toys and jewelry boxes that are given as gifts to less fortunate individuals
  • the small engine repair shop donates lawnmowers to local charities
  • inmates provide site clean up, renovations and maintenance for local non-profit agencies, municipalities and other government departments

Quick facts

  • oldest correctional centre in Alberta; originally built in 1911 (PDF)
  • current centre built in 1983
  • accommodates 387 male and female inmates who are sentenced or remanded
  • can house persons who are intoxicated when they're arrested