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Vandalia Work Camp 

Jim Luth, Warden 

Facility Data

Vandalia Work Camp

Opened: 1996

Minimum Security Adult Male

**Vandalia Work Camp Population: 404
**As of 7/1/14 

Vandalia Correctional Center is the parent institution for Vandalia Work Camp

Visiting Hours


Visitor ADA Accommodations

IDOC Visitation Rules and Information—please review before visiting


Visitors to any correctional facility will be required to produce photo identification and verification of date of birth. Please be sure to bring 2 forms of identification with you; these would include a current photo ID such as a driver’s license, a state ID card, government ID card, military ID/driver’s license, or acceptable documentation of non-U.S. citizenship including a current Passport, or Visa, documentation must contain the visitor’s date of birth. Expired forms of identification will not be accepted. Visitors will also be required to provide vehicle information and other pertinent data, such as government identification, official credentials, attorney registration, and or law student certification.


General Population
8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday only; visitation takes place at the Work Camp.  Work Camp offenders are permitted to have visits at the Vandalia Correctional Center main facility visiting room 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and holidays.   

Offenders are permitted seven (7) visits per month, with no more than three (3) on weekends or holidays.  Visitors must be checked in by 5:00p.m.

Facility Address

Business Mail:
Route 51 North
P.O. Box 500
Vandalia, IL 62471


Inmate Mail:
Inmate Name & IDOC#

P.O. Box 500
Vandalia, IL 62471


Phone: (618) 283-4170

Fax: (618) 283-9147

Facility Information

Vandalia Work Camp is a minimum security adult male facility located on the grounds of Vandalia Correctional Center in Fayette County.


Inmate Programs


·         ABE (Adult Basic Education)
·         Pre-GED
·         Computer Technology
·         Vocational School


         Leisure Time Activity