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Western Illinois Correctional Center

Brittany Greene, Warden

Facility Data

Western Illinois Correctional Center
Opened: April 1989
*Operational Capacity: 1,973
Medium Security Adult Male
**Western Illinois Correctional Center Population: 1,452
**Clayton County Work Camp Population: 0
**Total Population: 1,452
Average Annual Cost Per Offender: $24,265 (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

Western Illinois Correctional Center is the parent institution for Clayton Work Camp

Visitation

 

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-hour time slot are limited to ensure social distancing measures are closely followed. Phase two, which takes effect June 2021, loosens restrictions for visitors and incarcerated people who are fully vaccinated. At this time, each incarcerated person is permitted three visits per month. To visit Western Illinois Correctional Center, you must sign up at least seven days in advance.

Video Visitation Hours
Sunday through Saturday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm; 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Visitors should log on to the GTL 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
Video Visitation Guidelines



Facility Address

Business Mail:
2500 Rt. 99 South
Mount Sterling, IL 62353

Inmate Mail:
Inmate Name & IDOC#
2500 Rt. 99 South
Mount Sterling, IL 62353

Phone: (217) 773-4441
Fax: (217) 773-2202

Facility Information

Western Illinois Correctional Center adheres to the mission of the Illinois Department of Corrections, which is to protect the public from criminal offenders through a system of incarceration and supervision, which securely segregates offenders from society, assures offenders of their constitutional rights and maintains programs to enhance the success of offenders' reentry into society.

The Western Illinois Correctional Center houses general population inmates. The center has 21 buildings inside a perimeter fence surrounding 32 acres. The buildings include four housing units, administration building, health care unit, a receiving and segregation unit, dietary department, a warehouse and maintenance complex, a multi-purpose building housing academic, vocational and gymnasium, and a Correctional Industry meat processing plant.

Inmate Programs

Academic:

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

Vocational:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Construction Occupations
  • Horticulture
  • Career Technology
  • College Academic

Industries:

  • Meat Processing

Volunteer Services:

  • Religious

Other:

  • Life Style Redirections
  • Substance Abuse Education
  • Anger Management
  • Leisure Time Activity
  • Chaplaincy
  • Library
  • Community Work Crews
  • Parole School
  • Individual Counseling