The Department of Juvenile Justice is committed to providing safe, rehabilitative, and appropriately secure environments for youth. The Department has zero-tolerance for any type of sexual abuse, harassment or victimization of any kind. IDJJ has implemented an action plan to address the concerns raised in the recent U. S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics survey, “Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2012,” and is committed to increasing the awareness of sexual abuse prevention.

The Department of Juvenile Justice PREA Coordinator is:

Robert C. Catchings
Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
3802 Lincoln Highway St. Charles, Illinois 60175
Phone: (630) 584-0506 Ext. 530
Fax: (630) 584-7759