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Institutional Tours - April 26, 2017

Because of the distance to these facilities and the time involved in taking the tour, participants will have to choose between one of the options below. In order to arrange sufficient transportation to these facilities we need participants wanting to go on these tours to register by April 3, 2017.

Please contact Mike Arnold if you have any questions.
200 – 1925 McCallum Road
Abbotsford, BC
V2S 3N2
Telephone number: (604) 870-2654

Please click on the title of your preferred tour to register. Spaces are limited so register today!

  • Pacific Institution

    Pacific InstitutionMax of 25 people
    Pacific Institution is in the Fraser Valley. It is about 80 km east of Vancouver. It is a multi-level security complex. The Regional Treatment Centre has a psychiatric care unit, a health centre and a rehabilitation unit. Pacific Institution has a regional reception and assessment centre as well as an intensive program unit.

  • Fraser Valley Institution

    Fraser Valley InstitutionnMax of 25 people
    Fraser Valley Institution (FVI) is located on a large penitentiary reserve which it shares with Matsqui Institution and Pacific Institution. FVI is modeled on the principles of Creating Choices, a woman centered approach to rehabilitation. Inmates reside in residential style housing units except for those in the Secure Unit.

  • Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village

    Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing VillageMax of 40 people
    Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village is about 140 km east of Vancouver, British Columbia. It is built on traditional Sts'ailes First Nation land. It is a minimum security institution for Aboriginal men. Kwìkwèxwelhp means "where medicine is collected". Healing Lodges offer services and programs that reflect Aboriginal culture. They incorporate Aboriginal peoples' traditions and beliefs into their space. In a Healing Lodge, Aboriginal teachings and ceremonies are used to address the needs of Aboriginal offenders. Offenders also have contact with Elders and access to culturally relevant programs.

  • Mission Minimum

    Mission MinimumMax of 40 people
    Mission Institution is three km north of Mission, British Columbia in the central Fraser Valley, and about 80 km east of Vancouver. In the minimum unit, inmates live in residential houses, plus one 50 bed minimum unit. There is a large 7 acre garden where the inmates grow fruits and vegetables that are given back to the community.

  • Belkin House and Harbour Light

    Belkin HouseMax of 50 people
    Belkin House is a Residential Program Facility in the heart of Vancouver dedicated to “Breaking barriers – transforming lives” It is a place of healing, where the battle is fought against homelessness, hunger, and despair – a battle fought with faith and compassion. It is a place where people can discover & begin moving toward what they were designed to be.

    Harbour Light Harbour Light is dedicated to the recognition of the dignity and worth of people, where God's love is demonstrated in a practical way through holistic programs that attend to the spiritual, social, physical and psychological well-being of the individual.