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Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice

Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice

Covid 19 Update

Please visit our COVID-19 page for the most updated information on DJJ's response to the pandemic.

Transforming IDJJ

The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice is transitioning to a new, evidence-based model designed to reduce the harm of incarceration. To learn more about the changes coming to IDJJ, visit our Transformation page.

IDJJ Mission

Building youth skills and strengthening families to promote community safety and positive youth outcomes.