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East Moline Correctional Center


John Varga, Day-to-Day Warden

Facility Data

East Moline Correctional Center
Opened: November 1980
*Operational Capacity: 1,383
Minimum Security Adult Male
**Population: 772
Average Annual Cost Per Offender: $29,166 (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 East Moline Correctional Center, you must sign up at least seven days in advance.

Video Visitation

Video visitation hours are Sunday through Saturday 8:30a to 2:30p and 4:30p to 5:30p. Visitors should log on 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Video Visitation Guidelines

Facility Address

Business Mail:
100 Hillcrest Road

East Moline, IL 61244

Inmate Mail:
Inmate Name & IDOC#
100 Hillcrest Road

East Moline, IL 61244

Phone: (309) 755-4511
Fax: (309) 755-0498

Facility Information

The East Moline Correctional Center is designed to provide multiple programs and services to the offender population to help offenders prepare for community reintegration. The facility provides support to surrounding communities assisting with storm and general cleanup. The East Moline Correctional Center continues to strive for individual accountability, increased staff performance, the continuum of programs and services and helping to ensure a safe, secure and holistic correctional environment for staff and the offender population.

East Moline Correctional Center is a minimum security adult male facility. The facility is located in northwest Illinois overlooking the Mississippi River. The facility was converted from a mental health facility in 1980. The facility consists of a total of 26 buildings, which comprise of more than 430,000 square feet. Included at the center are housing units, work camp, administration building, one segregation unit and a 12-bed health care unit. The facility sits on more than 80 acres with 60 acres being enclosed by fencing.

Inmate Programs
  • ABE (Adult Basic Education)
  • GED (General Education Development)
Vocational Services:
  • Construction Occupations
  • Culinary Arts
  • Custodial Maintenance/>
  • Laundry
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program
  • Health Services
  • Psychological Services
  • Lifestyle Redirection
  • Leisure Time Activities
  • Library Services
  • Parole School
Chaplaincy Services:
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Worship Services
  • Toastmasters
  • Tutoring