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Pittsfield Work Camp

Cherryl Hinthorne, Day-to-Day Warden

Facility Data

Pittsfield Work Camp
Opened: September 1996
*Operational Capacity: 408
Minimum Security Adult Male
**Population Pittsfield Work Camp: 99

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 1/13/19

Jacksonville Correctional Center is the parent institution for Pittsfield Work Camp.

Visitation

 

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 Pittsfield Work Camp, you must sign up at least seven days in advance.

Video Visitation

Video visitation hours are Sunday through Saturday 8:00a to 12:00p, 1:00p to 3:00p and 4:00p to 9:00p. Visitors should log on 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Video Visitation Guidelines

Facility Address

Physical Address:
23540 365th Street
Pittsfield, IL 62363

Business Mail:
2268 East Morton Avenue
Jacksonville, IL 62650

Individual in Custody Mail:
Individual in Custody Name & IDOC#
2268 East Morton Avenue
Jacksonville, IL 62650

Phone: (217) 285-2280

Facility Information

The Pittsfield Work Camp opened in September 1996 and can house up to 400 individuals in custody who must meet stringent criteria. It is a minimum security adult male work camp facility. The work crew program at Pittsfield has continued to grow and cover numerous requests throughout the community. Pittsfield also offers ABE (Adult Basic Education), Pre GED (General Education Development) and GED education as well as Career Tech classes to better prepare individuals in custody for reintegration into society.

Individual in Custody Programs

Academic:

  • ABE (Adult Basic Education)
  • Pre GED (General Education Development)
  • GED (General Education Development)

Vocational:

  • Career Tech

Volunteer Services:

  • Religious

Other:

  • Leisure Time Activity
  • Community Work Crews
  • Individual Counseling