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* Beginning April 1, 2017 the IDOC will no longer accept any correspondence on colored paper, greeting cards or enclosed in colored envelopes. All letters, postcards and envelopes must be white and letters written on white or white blue-lined paper. No exceptions.

*Visitation for offenders at the Reception Diagnostic Center (RDC) is limited to legal representatives and clergy only and is arranged on a case by case basis. Offenders are not allowed visits from friends and family while at RDC, however they may receive mail correspondence. Mail must be addressed to the offender, with his DOC number included, on the outside of the envelope, and sent to the facility’s address listed in the facility overview section.   

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