Joyceville Institution - Minimum (formerly known as Pittsburgh Institution)
Highway 15, No. 3766, PO Box 4510
Kingston, ON, K7L 5E5
Visits: 613-536-4046
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Note:  Information below may no longer be accurate.  Please contact the Institution directly for up-to-date information.

Joyceville Minimum was built in 1963 and originally names Pittsburgh Institution.  The minimum security Federal penitentiary was renamed Joyceville Institution when it amalgamated in 2014.


Do I need to be on an Incarcerated persons visitors list? 

Yes, visiting application form must be filled out.  If there are children visiting then a child waiver application must be filled out for the child as well.

Click here to download any official forms from Correctional Service Canada:


How can I schedule a visit?

All visits must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. 


Visitation Information: 

Length of visit:  As long as visiting time permits

Number of visits per week: Visitors can visit on all visitation days if they choose.   

Number of visitors per visit: upto 3 visitors

Can I drop off money to my loved one when I visit?Visitors can bring cash, money orders or cheques for their loved ones

Regular Visiting Hours?

Due to Covid-19 restrictions and potential changes with Visitation process, click here to visit the Correctional Service Canada Website and review visitation requirements. 

* Be sure to call ahead as visitation hours may change

Regular Visiting Hours - General Population (Male):










5:30 - 9:00PM



8:00AM - 3:00PM

8:00AM - 3:00PM

* Call ahead for visitation times

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