B.C. Corrections delivers programs designed to reduce the risk factors that contribute to crime.
- Cognitive behavioural programs for offenders in custody and in the community
- Intervention to help offenders overcome obstacles like mental illness, low literacy and lack of social skills
- An innovative therapeutic community called Guthrie House at the Nanaimo Correctional Centre which aims to reduce reoffending by helping offenders fight their addictions
- Educational and vocational courses to give offenders the foundation they need for a new kind of life
B.C. Corrections refines and expands the programs it makes available to offenders through continuous research and testing.