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Elgin Treatment Center


Kelley Lawshea, Assistant Warden

Facility Data

Elgin Treatment Center
Opened: April 2018
*Operational Capacity: 56
Multilevel Security Adult Males and Females
**Population: 16
Average Annual Cost Per Offender: $450,021 (FY20)

*Operational capacity is the maximum amount of beds a facility has; to include all health care, crisis, segregation, protective custody, isolation, R&Cs, and future beds that are down for repair. Data reflects a bed space capacity census that was conducted in CY19.

**As of 1/1/21



Visitor ADA Accommodations

IDOC Visitation Rules and Information—please review before visiting

The Illinois Department of Corrections is implementing a multi-phase plan to resume in-person visits as safely as possible. The number of visitors per two and a half-hour time slot are limited to ensure social distancing measures are closely followed. Phase 3, which takes effect January 31, 2022, requires proof of vaccination, an approved vaccination exemption, or a vaccination exemption under review by IDOC to enter an Illinois Department of Corrections facility. To visit Elgin Treatment Center, you must sign up at least seven days in advance.

Facility Address

Elgin Treatment Center
750 South State Street
Elgin, IL 60123

Phone: 847-608-3054
Fax: 847-608-3062

Facility Information

The Elgin Treatment Center will serve as a secured mental health inpatient treatment facility for convicted adult males and females designated with a severe mental illness. The adult multiple-security (including maximum-security) facility is comprised of two treatment units – one for males and one for females. The 44-bed facility has a treatment capacity for 22 male and 22 female patients receiving psychiatric care. Each unit has a patient day room, outdoor recreational space, several treatment rooms, and areas to conduct individual and group sessions and a soothing room. Additionally, each unit provides access to auxiliary aids and services for patients who display or voice the need for disability accommodations.