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  1. Article number 1 - IDOC Mission and Vision
  2. Article number 2 - Joliet Treatment Center replaces former youth prison
  3. Article number 3 - Kewanee facility is helping inmates bond with their kids
  4. Article number 4 - Facility for mentally ill inmates to open in Joliet
  5. Article number 5 - Springfield Summit of Hope event provides opportunities for local parolees
  •  IDOC Mission and Vision

    IDOC Mission and Vision

    Mission: To serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in offender behavior, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.
  •  Joliet Treatment Center replaces former youth prison

    Joliet Treatment Center replaces former youth prison

    JOLIET – The former youth prison in Joliet has been turned into the state's largest residential treatment center for inmates with mental illness.
  •  Kewanee facility is helping inmates bond with their kids

    Kewanee facility is helping inmates bond with their kids

    KEWANEE, Ill. (KWQC) — It was a special day at Kewanee Life Skills re-entry facility. Inmates had the opportunity to bond with their children through a program called A Day with Dads. The program is the first of its kind for men in Illinois.
  •  Facility for mentally ill inmates to open in Joliet

    Facility for mentally ill inmates to open in Joliet

    Illinois Department of Corrections officials Thursday showed off what will soon be the state's largest residential facility for mentally ill inmates.
  •  Springfield Summit of Hope event provides opportunities for local parolees

    Springfield Summit of Hope event provides opportunities for local parolees

    SPRINGFIELD – June 20, 2017 – The Illinois Department of Corrections is on a mission to improve outcomes for the men and women who are released from its custody. The department holds multiple Summits of Hope across the state, each year, aimed at giving ex-offenders the resources that improve their odds of success once they return to the community.

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