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Robinson Correctional Center

Rachel Dodd, Warden

Facility Data

Robinson Correctional Center
Opened: January 1991
*Operational Capacity: 1,223
Minimum Security Adult Male
**Population: 639
Average Annual Cost Per Individual: $26,370 (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

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

Video Visitation

Video visitation hours are Sunday through Saturday 8:30a to 3:00p. Visitors should log on 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Video Visitation Guidelines

Facility Address

Business Mail:
13423 East 1150th Avenue
Robinson, IL 62454

Individual in Custody Mail:
Individual in Custody Name & IDOC#
13423 East 1150th Avenue
Robinson, IL 62454

Phone: (618) 546-5659
Fax: (618) 544-2166

Facility Information

Robinson Correctional Center is a minimum security adult male facility, located in southeastern Illinois, just one mile northeast of the City of Robinson in Crawford County. The facility is approximately 6.5 miles from the Indiana border and 230 miles due south of Chicago.

The facility is comprised of 23 buildings, which provide more than 200,000 square feet of serviceable space. This includes six housing units, each containing 10 dormitory rooms, an administration building, control center, mailroom, armory and main gate. Also included are an academic/vocation building, a multi-purpose building with a gym and non-denominational chapel, a medical unit, segregation unit, food service building and a building housing identification, personal property, commissary and laundry. Outside the perimeter fence sits a maintenance building, warehouse and a training facility. The entire complex occupies approximately 100 acres.

Individual in Custody Programs


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


  • Food Services
  • Horticulture
  • Commercial Custodial
  • Career Technologies
  • Two-Year College Degree Program

Volunteer Services:

  • Literacy Volunteers


  • Life Skills
  • Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program
  • Leisure Time Activity
  • Chaplaincy
  • Library Services
  • Community Work Crews
  • Transitions
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Job Preparation
  • Parole School
  • Lifestyle Redirection
  • Parenting
  • Domestic Violence
  • Orientation for New Individuals in Custody 
  • Reentry Summit