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NOTICE TO VISITORS: Beginning April 1, 2017 the IDOC will no longer accept any correspondence on colored paper or enclosed in colored envelopes. All letters, postcards and envelopes must be white. No exceptions.
Minimum Security (R Dorm) - Visits are allowed on weekends and State Holidays from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM local time.
Maximum Security (WCU) and Segregation - Visits must be pre-scheduled at (219) 785-2554. All visits are non-contact.
Medium Security (TC, EC, IC, and GSC) - Visitation rotates once every four days based on the offender's assigned area. See Visitation Schedule below.
Offenders on dorms D1E, D1W, D2E, E1E, E1W, E2E and E2W are TC area; D2W and all of B & C dorms are EC area; N,O,P and A are IC area; and 3 through 10 are GSC area.
On regular business days, Medium Security visits run 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM local time. Visitors must sign in between 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM. We will attempt to accommodate visits up to two hours.
On weekends and major holidays only, general population visits run 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM local time. Visitors must sign in between 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Visits will last up to one hour only. Major holidays are New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July Fourth, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (Thursday through Sunday), and Christmas Day.
All general population offenders on non-contact visits must write to the Educational Complex Director to schedule their visits. Visits may not be arranged by the visitor calling the facility. One visit up to one hour every thirty days for up to two visitors is allowed on weekends only.
Please remember to always call the facility before coming to visit, for the latest visit updates.