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Vienna Correctional Center

John Barwick, Day -to-Day Warden

Facility Data

Vienna Correctional Center
Opened: November 1965
*Operational Capacity: 1,155
Minimum Security Adult Male
**Population Vienna Correctional Center: 687
**Population Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program (IIP): 0
**Total Population: 687
Average Annual Cost Per Offender: $38,804 (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

Vienna Correctional Center is the parent institution for Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program (IIP).



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

Video Visitation

Video visitation hours are Sunday through Saturday 9:00a to 11:00a and 12:00p to 2:30p. Visitors should log on 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Video Visitation Guidelines

Facility Address

Business Mail:
6695 State Route #146 East
Vienna, IL 62995 

Inmate Mail:
Inmate Name & IDOC#
6695 State Route #146 East
Vienna, IL 62995 

Phone: (618) 658-8371
Fax: (618) 658-3609

Facility Information

The mission of Vienna Correctional Center is to protect the public through a system of incarceration, supervision and education by securely supervising offenders while providing a rehabilitative foundation for the offender's reintegration into society. As an incentive to rehabilitate negative behavior and reinforce rehabilitative qualities, Vienna Correctional Center offers offenders access to a variety of programs.

The Vienna Correctional Center, located in southern Illinois, is adjacent to the Shawnee National Forest. The Vienna Correctional Center is Minimum Security Adult Male facility. Vienna Correctional Center sits on 3,500 acres with 40 acres being enclosed by fences. Vienna Correctional Center is the parent facility to the Dixon Springs-Impact Incarceration Program (IIP), which is located in Pope County.

Inmate Programs


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


  • Auto Body
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Construction Occupation
  • Cosmetology
  • Custodial Maintenance
  • Culinary Arts
  • Horticulture
  • Barber College
  • Job Preparedness


  • Life Skills
  • Substance Abuse (AA & NA)
  • Anger Management
  • Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program
  • Leisure Time Activity
  • Chaplaincy
  • Library
  • Community Work Crews
  • Lifestyle Redirection
  • Field Services
  • Reentry Summits
  • Parole School
  • TRAC 1
  • Volunteer Services - Religious