Department of Justice

Info for Visitors, Family and Friends of Inmates

Whitehorse Correctional Centre

Providing Personal Items to an Inmate

Personal Items

If an inmate wants a visitor to drop off a personal item at the Correctional Centre they must first receive written approval from the Deputy Superintendent. 

Personal items may include:

  • religious items
  • prescription eye glasses, hearing aids, dentures
  • wedding rings (with a smooth finish only)
  • photographs
  • letters, cards and other correspondence
  • medical items (to be authorized by the Nurse)
  • reading material

Please note: No personal item(s) will be accepted at Reception without the prior written authorization from the Deputy Superintendent.

Personal Clothing

While in custody inmates must wear the clothing they are issued. Visitors may drop off or exchange one court outfit for an inmate.

Contact Whitehorse Correctional Centre

Business Hours
Monday to Friday (excluding Statutory Holidays)
8:00am to 4:30pm
25 College Drive
Phone: (867) 455-2900
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 2900
Fax: (867) 455-2992