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Jacksonville Correctional Center

Gregg Scott, Warden

Facility Data

Jacksonville Correctional Center
Opened: October 1984
*Operational Capacity: 1,020
Minimum Security Adult Male
**Population Jacksonville Correctional Center: 514
**Population Greene Co. Work Camp: 0
**Population Pittsfield Work Camp: 101
**Total Population: 615
Average Annual Cost Per Offender: $38,077 (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

Jacksonville Correctional Center is the parent institution for Greene County Work Camp and Pittsfield Work Camp.

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

Jacksonville Correctional Center Visitation Hours, Rules and Regulations

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.

Jacksonville Correctional Center

8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Visitors will not be admitted between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. or after 6:00 p.m. Offenders are permitted seven (7) visits per month, however, only three (3) visits per month may occur on the weekends or holidays.

Video Visitation Hours

Sunday through Saturday 8:00am – 12:00pm; 1:00pm – 3:00pm; 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Visitors should log on to the GTL 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Video Visitation Guidelines

Facility Address

Business Mail:
2268 East Morton Avenue
Jacksonville, IL 62650 

Inmate Mail:
Inmate Name & IDOC#
2268 East Morton Avenue
Jacksonville, IL 62650 

Phone: (217) 245-1481
Fax: (217) 245-1287

Facility Information

Jacksonville Correctional Center is designed to provide for the custody, care and safety of the adult males who have been placed under its jurisdiction. The facility works to provide the inmate population with the skills necessary for a more positive and successful reintegration process back into the community by providing services that focus on the first-time offender as well as the recidivist. The operational and program philosophy, which has been developed at the Jacksonville Correctional Center, focuses on providing opportunities for program participation and increases the range of the individual's responsibility and decision-making authority.

The institution consists of approximately 70 acres of which 24 acres are located within the perimeter fencing. The facility consists of 13 buildings containing in excess of 152,000 square feet. The living units consist of five housing units, one segregation unit and a 7-bed health care unit. The Jacksonville Correctional Center is also the parent institution of the Pittsfield Work Camp and Greene County Incarceration Program.

Inmate Programs


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


  • Custodial Floor Maintenance
  • Horticulture
  • Construction Trades
  • Career Technology


  • Telemarketing


  • Religious


  • Substance Abuse
  • Chaplaincy
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Leisure Time Activity
  • Individual Counseling
  • Parole School
  • Reentry Summits
  • Library