IL DOC - Stateville Correctional Center

State Prison

Last Updated: March 27, 2024
16830 IL-53, Joliet, IL 60434
Mailing Address
PO Box 112, Joliet, IL 60434

Stateville CC is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for State - maximum facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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You can support your loved ones at Stateville CC on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 815-727-3607.

Located at 16830 IL-53 in Joliet, IL, Stateville CC carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Stateville CC offers diverse educational and vocational programs aimed at equipping offenders for successful reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. Through these initiatives, inmates gain skills and confidence, fostering personal growth and resilience.

Stateville Correctional, a maximum-security prison overseeing the Northern Reception and Classification Center and Stateville Minimum Security Unit, accommodates up to 3,020 adult male offenders. Encircled by 33-foot walls and armed guard towers, the facility maintains strict security measures to deter escape attempts. Inmates participate in correctional industries, engaging in soap and furniture production, while vocational training opportunities include barbering. Educational programs encompass Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Education Development (GED) courses, allowing inmates to earn qualifications during their incarceration. Inmate programs extend to creative arts, choir participation, religious Bible studies, and various counseling services addressing life skills, anger management, substance abuse, lifestyle redirection, and chaplaincy support. Community work crews contribute to rehabilitation efforts, fostering a sense of responsibility and productivity among the inmate population. Additionally, access to the library enriches educational and recreational pursuits within the correctional environment.

Inmate Locator

Stateville CC maintains a database of current inmates and their locations within the system. To locate an inmate, begin by using the DOC locator tool, which requires entering the first three letters of the inmate's first and last name, allowing for variations in spelling.

If unable to locate the desired information through free resources, users may opt to use the Arrest Record Search, which requires payment. While this option incurs a small fee, it provides access to the most up-to-date data available.

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Visitation Information

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IDOC Visitation Rules and Information

To visit the Stateville Correctional Center, you must sign up in advance.

Video Visitation

Video visitation hours are Sunday through Saturday 4:00p to 8:00p. Visitors should log on 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Video Visitation Guidelines

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.