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The COVID-19 vaccination requirement for visitors to IDJJ facilities has been suspended as of 1/12/23. Visitors may be required to complete a rapid COVID-19 test when they arrive at the facility. 

About Us

Department of Juvenile Justice Mission:

By building youth skills and strengthening families, DJJ promotes community safety and positive youth outcomes.

Annual Report

The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice publishes an Annual Report as required by law. The Annual Report provides an overview of IDJJ; where the Department has been and where it is headed. Critical issues facing the Department are outlined, as well as changes underway to address them. The most recent report, along with those from prior years, are available on the "Annual Reports" page.

Department Statistics

In March 2015, IDJJ unveiled its comprehensive strategic plan focusing on five core principles: right-size, rehabilitate, reintegrate, respect, and report. The final principle, report, focuses on enhancing communications and management systems to strengthen operations, improve outcomes, increase public safety, and inform the public. Visit the "Data & Reports" page to access Department statistics.

IDJJ Procurement

All procurements let by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice that exceed Small Purchase threshold and are subject to the Procurement Code may be viewed on the “Illinois Bid” section of the Illinois Procurement Bulletin. Please click on the link below to access the Illinois Procurement Bulletin.

Illinois Procurement Bulletin