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Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre (Barton Jail)

ABOUT THE FACILITY

TrappCall has been providing collect call services from the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention CenterHamilton-Wentworth Detention Center for over 15 years. The maximum security Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Center, often known as Barton Jail or Hamilton Jail, was constructed in 1978 and has capacity for 560 adult male inmates in both remanded and sentenced custody.

Detention centers are more substantial, contemporary buildings constructed as regional jails covering bigger areas in Ontario. The institutional system is accessed through detention facilities. It holds:

  • people who are being held without bail
  • such as those who are awaiting trial
  • sentencing, or other hearings
  • or offenders who have been given short sentences (about 60 days or fewer)
  • defendants awaiting transport to a federal or provincial prison

INFORMATION

905-523-8800

FRENCH LANGUAGE SERVICES OFFERED

Yes, all institutions in the province are required to offer services in French. If you want to receive French language services, you should tell staff and/or put forward an Inmate Request Form. For more information please visit Ministry of the Solicitor General Inmate Information Guide Website.

DO I HAVE TO BE ON THE VISITORS LIST?

No.

HOW DO I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO VISIT?

You simply show up during regular visiting hours, no appointment necessary. Visitors are allowed entry in the order they arrive.

VISITATION DETAILS

Visitation Duration: A visitation period of twenty (20) minutes is allowed.

Visits Per Week: Two visits per week for inmates

Visitor Count: Maximum of 2 adult visitors and 1 infant are allowed per visit

Money On Visit: You are allowed to a maximum of $60.00 in the form of cash

MAILING ADDRESS

165 Barton St. E., Hamilton, ON L8L 2W6

VISITATION HOURS

GROUP 19:00 AM - 10:30 AM Monday / Wednesday / Friday
GROUP 11:00 PM - 3:30 PM Monday / Wednesday / Friday
GROUP 16:00 PM - 7:15 PM Monday / Wednesday / Friday
GROUP 11:00 PM - 3:30 PM Saturday
GROUP 19:00 AM - 10:30 AM Sunday

GROUP 29:00 AM - 10:30 AM Tuesday / Thursday
GROUP 26:00 PM - 7:15 PM Tuesday / Thursday
GROUP 29:00 AM - 10:30 AM Saturday
GROUP 26:00 PM - 7:15 PM Sunday

GROUP 31:30 PM - 3:30 PM Tuesday / Thursday / Sunday
GROUP 36:00 PM - 7:15 PM Saturday

may change day to day - call ahead

The data above might no longer be correct. For the most recent information, kindly get in touch with the Institution directly.

For more information on the Monteith Prison please visit Ministry of the Solicitor General Website.