General Information

For general inquiries about the Department's activities, call 217-557-1030 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. [central standard time].

Some communication with the agency will require a letter to the following addresses:

Springfield Address:
707 N. 15th St.
Springfield, IL 62702

Chicago Address:
Suite 4-200
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL 60601

Facility Information

Address and telephone numbers of facilities can be found in our facilities section.

Victim's Assistance

For victim notification and information, contact Illinois Prison Review Board at 217-782-7273.


For questions about aftercare or community supervision, please contact 217-557-1030, extension 3501.


Contact Deputy Director of Programs Heidi Mueller at 312-814-3057 for more information about volunteering with the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice.

Technical Assistance

All problems related to the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice's website should be directed to

Freedom of Information Act


Freedom of Information Act requests for records should be submitted to:
Marron Mahoney 
Freedom of Information Officer
Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
100 West Randolph St., JRTC, Suite 4-200
Chicago, IL 60601

Media Inquiries

Please contact:
Mike Theodore
Public Information Officer
Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
Phone:  (312) 814-4311
Cell:  (312) 909-9439