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Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program (DSSIP)


Jon Fatheree, Superintendent

Facility Data

Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program (DSSIP)
Opened: October 1990
*Operational Capacity: 302
Minimum Security Adult
**Population 21

*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

Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program (DSSIP) is a satellite facility of the Vienna Correctional Center.



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.


Visits are limited to immediate family members ONLY. Immediate family members include: mother, father grandparents, spouse, children and siblings, including step relations. Due to space no more than 3 persons may visit at any one time.


1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

Visits last no longer than 2 hours.
All visits must be pre-approved.


No visitor shall be admitted beginning one hour prior to the end of visiting hours.

Facility Address

Business Mail:
979 State Hwy 146 W.
Golconda, IL 62938

Individual in Custody Mail:
Individual in Custody Name & IDOC#
6695 State Route 146 East
Vienna, IL 62995

Phone: (618) 949-3311

Facility Information

Vienna Correctional Center is the parent facility to the Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program (DSSIP), which is located in Pope County. The Boot Camp philosophy is designed to provide a short-term program of labor intensive discipline to include programming geared toward improving self-esteem and discouraging further criminal behavior. Dixon Springs-DSSIP is a co-ed program.

The Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program functions as a boot camp, whereby eligible individuals in custody approved by the sentencing courts and accepted by the department shall upon successful completion of the program requirements have their sentences reduced to time served and shall serve a term of mandatory supervised release.

Individual in Custody Programs at Dixon Springs DSSIP


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


  • Career Technologies


  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Anger Management Life Skills
  • Drug Education
  • Volunteer Services - Religious
  • Parole School
  • Re-Entry Resource Room
  • Gardening and Greenhouse
  • Community Services-DSB work crews
  • Civics