NL Youth Secure Custody – Dept. of Justice and Public Safety, GovNL
Address: Confederation Building, 4th Floor, East Block, PO Box 8700, St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6
Tel: (709) 729-3880 Fax: (709) 729-5100
|St. John’s Youth Detention Centre/ NL Youth Centre |
30 Parade St. PO Box 5085 St. John’s, A1C 5V3
Tel: (709) 729-5041
Fax: (709) 729-0745
|Pre-Trial Services Program |
PO Box 40 Whitbourne, NL A0B 3K0
Tel: (709) 759-2471
Fax: (709) 759-2611
To operate an effective system of residential secure custody and remand services; to deliver a Pretrial Services Program (bail supervision) as an alternative to having accused youth remanded into custody; as well as delivery of a diverse range of offender programs in custody to assist youth in successfully re-integrating in the community after release from custody.
Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:
- The NLYC aims to deliver a diverse range of offender programs in custody to assist youth in successfully re-integrating in the community after release from custody. Programs offered to youth in custody include:
- Academic Program K to 12, Psychiatric Services, Vocational Programs, Psychological Services, Social Work Services, Recreation Programs, Nursing Services, Pastoral Care Services, and Medical Clinics
- The St. John’s Youth Detention Centre (SJYDC) is a place of temporary holding to detain youth who are arrested and held overnight in the St. John’s area. The SJYDC is also used for family visits, professional appointments, counselling sessions and court appearances of youth who are residents of the Newfoundland and Labrador Youth Centre.
- The Pre-Trial Services Program is an alternative to the pre-trial detention of young persons who are charged in Youth Justice Court in the jurisdiction of St. John’s and surrounding area.