Facility Data

St. Charles IYC Facility Building

Illinois Youth Center St. Charles

Opened:  December 1904
Capacity:  348
Level 2 Medium Juvenile Male
Average Daily Population:  328
Average Age:  16


Superintendent Brenda Welch

Visiting Hours

IDJJ Visitation Rules and Information -- please review before visiting

On the first visit to any Illinois Youth Center, the visitors will be required to have a photo identification, such as a driver's license, a state identification card, or acceptable documentation of non-US citizen including a current passport, Visa, or Matricula, and documentation that includes their social security numbers if US citizens, and date of birth.

Please have two forms of identification; one should be a photo ID for additional visits.

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Mon, Tue, Fri & weekends)

Facility Address

Business Mail:
3825 Campton Hills Rd.
St. Charles, IL  60175

Youth Mail:
3825 Campton Hills Rd.
St. Charles, IL  60175

(630) 584-0506

Facility Information

The Illinois Youth Center - St. Charles is a Level 2 medium-security facility. It is unique as a facility because in addition to the general population program, the facility processes the majority of all male youth committed to IDJJ. The type of youth assigned to this facility may have an overall designation of high, medium or low escape risk. He will be classified as either high or medium security risk based on his committing offense and criminal history, size, age, level of aggressiveness and security threat group (STG) orientation. Youth with all classes of crimes are assigned here.