Nova Scotia Youth Facility
1442 County Home Rd
Waterville, NS, B0P 1V0
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Visits: 902-538-8071

Note:  Information below may no longer be accurate.  Please contact the Institution directly for up-to-date information.

The Nova Scotia Youth Facility, located in Waterville, opened in 1988. The provincial facility accommodates male and female young persons serving open or secure custody sentences as well as remanded young persons. 

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

Yes, Visitors permitted include parents/guardians, siblings, children of the resident, grandparents, aunts or uncles.


How can I schedule a visit?

For visiting arrangements please telephone 902-538-8071


Visitation Information: 

Length of visit:  Varies

Number of visits per week:  1

Number of visitors per visit: Residents may receive up to four (4) visitors at one time

Can I drop off money to my loved one when I visit? Cash, money orders or certified cheques only

Regular Visiting Hours?

Each resident is permitted one visit per weekend on Saturday or Sunday from 12:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions and potential changes with Visitation process, click here to visit the Nova Scotia Provincial Government Website and review visitation requirements.  

* Be sure to call ahead as visitation hours may change


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