Illinois Youth Center - Chicago Inmate Search and Prison Information

Illinois Youth Center – Chicago

312-633-5219

PO Box 12247, Chicago, IL, 60612

https://www.illinois.gov/idjj/pages/chicago_iyc.aspx

Illinois Youth Center – Chicago is nestled in Chicago, Illinois.

The Illinois Youth Center – Chicago is classified by the state of Illinois as a medium-security facility.

The Illinois Youth Center – Chicago is licensed to house 130 inmates. The Illinois Youth Center – Chicago only houses adult male inmates.

Inmates in the Illinois Youth Center – Chicago are kept in multi-occupancy cells and open dormitories.

Also, inmates that are in the Illinois Youth Center – Chicago can take part in the facilities correctional industries work program which handles the distribution and processing of commissary orders for a few other state correctional prisons.

The Illinois Youth Center – Chicago also has vocational programs including:

  • Custodial Maintenance

  • Barbering

  • Material Handling

  • Construction Disciplines

  • Warehousing

  • Computer Aided Drafting

Inmates will also be able to get their GED while they are in the Illinois Youth Center – Chicago.

The Illinois Youth Center – Chicago also offers:

  • Self-Help Groups

  • Addiction Treatment Programs

  • Sex Offender Treatment Programs

  • Dental Care

  • Mental Health Care

  • Medical Care

Illinois Youth Center – Chicago — General Information

Facility Name Illinois Youth Center - Chicago
Facility Type State Prison
Capacity 130
Address PO Box 12247, Chicago, IL, 60612
Phone 312-633-5219
City Chicago
Postal Code 60612
State Illinois
County Cook County
Official Website https://www.illinois.gov/idjj/pages/chicago_iyc.aspx

Sending a Mail/Care Package

While inmates are in the Illinois Youth Center - Chicago, they will be permitted to receive letters, photos, and other items from you.

If you would like to send a care package, you will be permitted to do so, but there is one small condition. You will be REQUIRED to use Access SecurePak. You will NOT be permitted to send a care package directly from your home. You will need to use the following third-party site.

Sending Money

Inmates in the Illinois Youth Center - Chicago will need money to purchase various items from the commissary. The commissary is the prison store where inmates can purchase extra items that the facility does not give them.

Inmates will also need money for their phone account as well, so they can call home.

You can deposit money into an inmate's account by using JPay. JPay will allow you to deposit money using your credit and debit card. JPay does not accept cash payments.

Phone calls

The Illinois Youth Center - Chicago contracts with Securus Technologies. Securus Technologies is the company that you will need to make an account with. When making account, you will have the ability to ensure that the inmate will always have money on their phone account, so they can always call home.

Visitation

You will be permitted to come down to the Illinois Youth Center - Chicago between the hours of 9 am to 3:45 pm on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. You will not be permitted to come down to the Illinois Youth Center - Chicago after 2:45 pm. No new visitors will be permitted on-site.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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