Youth Correctional Centres

Youth correctional centres in Manitoba provide custody and a variety of programs for young people charged with offences and/or sentenced to custody under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).

Agassiz Youth Centre

Picture of Agassiz Youth Centre

Agassiz Youth Centre (AYC) is located on 59 acres in Portage la Prairie. It is a youth correctional centre for young offenders with a rated capacity of 128 males. Within the centre is Lakewood, a high security special-handling unit for young male offenders.

Agassiz Youth Centre Visiting Hours
Phone 204-239-3016 for appointments.

Only immediate family, grandparents, legal guardians, and children of inmates but some restrictions apply.

Manitoba Youth Centre

Manitoba Youth Centre (MYC), the largest youth correctional centre in Manitoba, is located at 170 Doncaster Street in Winnipeg. It has a rated capacity of 105 males and 45 females. Youth admitted to MYC have been charged as young offenders. They are held in custody until the courts make a decision on their charges.

You may also consult the website of Justice Canada for information on the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Manitoba Youth Centre Visiting Hours
Phone 204-475-2010 for appointments.

MYC Visitor Handout and Visiting Hours