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Danville Correctional Center

Kim Larson, Warden

Facility Data

Danville Correctional Center
Opened: October 1985
*Operational Capacity: 1,854
Medium Security Adult Male
**Population: 1,557
Average Annual Cost Per Offender: $21,026 (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

Visiting Hours

The facility is on Administrative Quarantine with no visits. Phone calls and video visits will continue as normal.

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.

Danville Correctional Center

8:30 a.m. to 5:30p.m. seven (7) days a week.  Offenders are permitted seven (7) visits per month, with no more than two (2) on weekends or holidays.

All visitors must be checked in by 3:00 p.m.

Video Visitation Hours

Sunday through Saturday 8:15 am to 9:15 am; 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm; 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Visitors should log on to the GTL site 15 minutes prior to scheduled start time.

Video Visitation Guidelines

Facility Address

Business Mail:
3820 East Main Street
Danville, IL 61834

Inmate Mail:
Inmate Name & IDOC#
3820 East Main Street
Danville, IL 61834

Phone: (217) 446-0441
Fax: (217) 446-9505

Facility Information

Danville Correctional Center encourages positive attitudes, programs and work opportunities for adult males incarcerated at the facility to promote a climate of safe and secure conditions for staff, inmates and the community.

Danville Correctional Center is a medium security adult male institution. The facility has 17 buildings, which encompasses a total of 85 acres. The living units consist of three X-type housing units, one T-type housing unit, one receiving unit, one segregation unit and a 15-bed health care unit. The center houses general population inmates.

Inmate Programs


  • ABE (Adult Basic Education)
  • GED (General Education Development)
  • Title One Program (Under 21 years old)
  • College Remedial
  • Associates Degree Program


  • Horticulture
  • Automotive Technology
  • Construction Occupations
  • Custodial Maintenance
  • Job Preparedness


  • Cardboard box production
  • Screen printing department
  • Full sewing line
  • Book binding department
  • Embroidery department
  • Graphic art department

Volunteer Services:

  • Education Justice Project (EJP)
  • Divine Hope Bible College
  • Religious Services
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Upper Level Reading Development Program


  • Social Services and Counseling
  • Lifestyle Redirection
  • TRAC I
  • Parole School Day 1
  • Parole School Day 2
  • Substance Abuse
  • Drug Education
  • Anger Management
  • Parenting Class
  • Psychological Services
  • Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program
  • Veterans Support Group
  • Leisure Time Activity
  • Chaplaincy
  • Library Services