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Hill Correctional Center

Mark Williams, Day-to-Day Warden

Facility Data

Hill Correctional Center
Opened: October 1986
*Operational Capacity: 1,861
Medium Security Adult Male
**Population: 1,577
Average Annual Cost Per Individual: $21,792 (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 Hill Correctional Center, you must sign up at least seven days in advance.

Effective May 24, 2021, in-person visiting hours will be as follows:

8:30am - 10:30am
11:00am - 1:00pm
1:30pm - 3:30pm
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Video Visitation

Video visitation hours are Sunday through Saturday 8:30a to 2:30p and 4:00p to 5:30p. Visitors should log on 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Video Visitation Guidelines

Facility Address

Business Mail:
600 South Linwood Road
P.O. Box 1700
Galesburg, IL 61402


Individual in Custody Mail:
Individual in Custody Name & IDOC#
P.O. Box 1700
Galesburg, IL 61402


Phone: (309) 343-4212
Fax: (309) 343-4287


Facility Information

Hill Correctional Center, located in Galesburg, a north central community, is a medium security adult male prison within the state of Illinois.

Hill Correctional Center is comprised of 71 acres of land, 38 acres within the security fences. The facility is situated in the southwest corner of Galesburg. The facility consists of a total of 29 buildings. The living units consist of four housing units and one orientation/receiving unit. In addition, there is one segregation unit, a 17-bed infirmary unit and two main recreational yards.

Individual in Custody Programs


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


  • Custodial Maintenance
  • Career Technologies


  • Milk
  • Juice
  • Meat


  • Religious
  • Alcoholics Anonymous


  • Lifestyle Redirection
  • Life Skills, TRAC 1
  • Parole School
  • Reentry Summits
  • Substance Abuse Education
  • Anger Management
  • Leisure Time Activity
  • Chaplaincy
  • Library Activities - Legal and General
  • Empathy Skills Group
  • Inside Out Dads
  • Fatherhood Initiative