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Jacksonville Correctional Center

Cherryle Hinthorne, Day-to-Day 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.

Visitation

The facility is on lockdown. No visits are allowed

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 Jacksonville Correctional Center, you must sign up at least seven days in advance.

Video Visitation

Video visitation hours are Sunday through Saturday 8:00a to 12:00p, 1:00p to 3:00p and 4:00p to 9:00p. Visitors should log on 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

Academic:

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

Vocational:

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

Industries

  • Telemarketing

Volunteer

  • Religious

Other:

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