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Featured Articles

  1. Article number 1 - COVID-19 Update
  2. Article number 2 - Transforming IDJJ
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    COVID-19 Update

    Please visit our COVID-19 page for the most updated information on DJJ's response to the pandemic.

  • Transforming IDJJ

    ​The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice is transitioning to a new, evidence-based model designed to reduce the harm of incarceration. To learn more about the changes coming to IDJJ, visit our Transformation page.

IDJJ's Mission: Building youth skills and strengthening families to promote community safety and positive youth outcomes

Watch our Mission Video here: