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Niagara Detention Centre

ABOUT THE FACILITY

TrappCall has been providing collect call services from the Niagara Detention Centre for over 15 years. Niagara Detention Centre is a maximum security facility with a capacity of 260 holds. This facility houses individuals who are awaiting trial, sentencing, or other proceedings, offenders sentenced to short terms of two years or less, and offenders awaiting transfer to a federal or provincial correctional facility. It serves as the point of entry into the institutional system.

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

905-227-6321

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?

Schedule visits at least one business day in advance. contact the facility by phone between the hours 9:00 AM and 3:30 PM, week days, to arrange a visit. It is crucial that you cancel appointments one business day in advance; otherwise, the missed appointment will count as one weekly visit. It is best to arrive at least 30 minutes early as seating is offered on a first come first serve basis.

VISITATION DETAILS

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

Visits Per Week: One visit per week for inmates

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

Money On Visit: You are allowed to a maximum of $100.00 in the form of cash weekdays only

MAILING ADDRESS

Hwy 58, 1355 Uppers Lane, Box 1050, Thorold, ON L2V 4A6

VISITATION HOURS

General Population9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Weekdays
General Population6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Tuesday / Wednesday / Sunday

Protective Custody9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Wednesday / Sunday
Protective Custody6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Monday / Thursday / 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.