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Vienna Correctional Center

Terry Grissom, 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).


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

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.

8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. seven (7) days a week. Offenders are permitted seven (7) visits per month, with no more than three (3) on weekends or holidays.

No visitor shall be admitted beginning one hour prior to the end of visiting hours.

Video Visitation Hours
Sunday through Saturday 9:00 to 11:00; 12:00 to 2:30
Visitors should log on to the GTL 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