Bring personal items to an inmate at Whitehorse Correctional Centre

Can you bring personal items to an inmate?

If an inmate wants you to drop off a personal item at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre, they must get written approval from the deputy superintendent.

What are personal items

  • Religious items
  • Prescription eye glasses
  • Hearing aids
  • Dentures
  • Wedding rings (with a smooth finish only)
  • Photographs
  • Correspondence such as:
    • letters; and
    • cards.
  • Medical items (authorized by the manager of Medical Services at Whitehorse Correctional Centre)
  • Reading material

Please note: No personal item(s) will be accepted at reception without the prior written authorization from the deputy superintendent.

Personal clothing

Inmates have to wear the clothing they are issued. Visitors may bring clothes for the inmate to wear for going to court.


If you have questions about bringing personal items to an inmate, phone 867-455-2900, or toll free in the Yukon 1-800-661-0408 ext. 2900.