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Possible online services disruption due to Internet related outage

A worldwide technology outage is causing disruption to some State of Illinois online systems.  We are aware of this issue and are diligently working on restoration.

July 15, 2024- At around noon today, a fire occurred in the kitchen of the main building at the Warrenville Illinois Youth Center. All staff and youth were safely evacuated. READ FULL STATEMENT


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.

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Summit of Hope

IDJJ's Summit of Hope is a community expo, bringing together local service providers to create a "one-stop" environment for justice-involved youth and their families to obtain assistance and connect to resources. IDJJ invites service providers to participate in this event that immediately follows the DOC Summit of Hope. 


August 13, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Oakley-Lindsey Center, 300 Civer Center Plaza, Quincy, IL

The mission of the Summit of Hope is to guide and assist justice-involved youth with available services to better ensure reintegration into the community and thus reduce recidivism.

Email or call Dr. Davis-Abram at 309-210-4928 with questions!