Programs Offered at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary

Seeking Safety

A continuous intake program designed to substance abuse and trauma histories simultaneously. The goal is help people manage trauma symptoms, develop healthy coping strategies, prevent self-destructive acts, identify positive and safe people, free oneself from unhealthy relationships, and find new ways to enjoy life.

Anger Management

A program which deals with moderate-risk and high-risk clients who have difficulty in managing their anger in non-domestic situations.

Family Violence – OASIS

A program intended for individuals who have been found guilty of threatening or assaultive behaviour against an intimate partner or family member.

Criminal Behaviour Awareness

A continuous intake program often offered in conjunction with anger management, and designed to target dynamic risk factors such as anti-social attitudes and values, pro-criminal associations, substance abuse and anti-social behaviour patterns.

Intermittent Sentence Workshop

A two-day weekend psycho-educational workshop targeting impaired drivers. The workshop is coordinated jointly by the LRP and HMP personnel.

Sex Offender Intervention

An initiative targeting moderate-risk offenders convicted of sex-related offenses.  Clients are assessed using the STABLE assessment instrument after which they enter into a counselling arrangement for the purpose of addressing those specific factors which promote their sexual offending.

Programs Offered at West Coast Correctional Center 

Seeking Safety

A continuous intake program designed to substance abuse and trauma histories simultaneously. The goal is help people manage trauma symptoms, develop healthy coping strategies, prevent self-destructive acts, identify positive and safe people, free oneself from unhealthy relationships, and find new ways to enjoy life.

Anger Management

A program which deals with moderate-risk and high-risk clients who have difficulty in managing their anger in non-domestic situations.