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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. 


The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice utilizes many resources and external research to accomplish the mission of building youth skills and strengthening families to promote community safety and positive youth outcomes.

Independent Ombudsman

COVID-19 Updates

Victim Notification Program

Performance Based Standards

Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority