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Updated on: December 13, 2020

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Western Illinois Correctional Center, is part of the Illinois Department of Criminal Justice. It is located in the downtown area of Mount Sterling, Illinois, and is able to house 2240 male offenders. It is a 1-acre facility.

The Western Illinois Correctional Center itself was opened in 1995 to house nonviolent offenders. The entire facility was constructed as a response to prison overcrowding. The Western Illinois Correctional Center is meant to house short-term or transient inmates. Most inmates are within 120 days of release.

Western Illinois Correctional Center
Facility Name
Western Illinois Correctional Center
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
2500 Route 99 South, Mount Sterling, IL, 62353
Phone
217-773-4441
Capacity
2240
Date Established
1989
Offender Gender
Male Offenders
City
Mount Sterling
Postal Code
62353
State
Illinois
Country
Brown County
Official Website
Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

If you wish to search inmates of Western Illinois Correctional Center, you can use the Illinois Department of Criminal Justice offender search. It can be found here

You can search for inmates using first name, last name, gender, race, DOC number, and/or ID number.

Sending a Mail

Inmates at Western Illinois Correctional Center cannot send mail to other offenders, but they can communicate with family and friends. All correspondence can be inspected except for legal mail. Offenders are also prohibited from communicating with victims or the families of victims. Offenders can receive some stationery items, as well.

Inmates at Western Illinois Correctional Center can receive 4” x 6” photos, as long as they do not contain nudity. Polaroid photos are not allowed for security reasons. There also cannot be sexually suggestive material or gang-related content in the photographs, as well.

In Illinois, inmates also have access to electronic messaging. This does cost a fee and is provided through JPAY.

Books can be sent to inmates but they must be paperback books. No binding is allowed whatsoever. No publications are allowed to contain nudity, incite hate, or describe the creation of anything that might put the facility at risk.

Send inmate mail here:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Western Illinois Correctional Center

2500 Route 99 South, Mount Sterling, IL, 62353

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Sending Money

You can send money to Western Illinois Correctional Center using various methods. Here are the methods:

  • Deposit funds at a Moneygram or Western Union location.

  • Deposit through four companies online. These companies are JPAY, Western Union, ECommDirect, and Touchpay.

  • Deposit funds through a phone, through either Western Union, Touchpay, or JPAY.

  • A deposit slip must be obtained from the inmate. Afterwards, send a money order or cashier’s check to “Inmate Trust Fund for [Inmate Name, Inmate ID]”

    • Send to this address:

Inmate Trust Fund

2500 Route 99 South, Mount Sterling, IL, 62353

It should be noted that there are fees associated with all of these methods, and they may vary.

Phone Calls

During intake, inmates establish a list of telephone numbers that they will be able to call. A list can be updated periodically.

Offenders at Western Illinois Correctional Center can make outgoing calls only. There is a limited time length of twenty minutes on all calls. Three-way calls and call forwarding may lead to the termination of a call.

On most days, inmates have access to the telephone from 7 PM to 10 PM. However, this is not available during a security lockdown.

Visiting Rules

The visiting hours at Western Illinois Correctional Center are Saturdays and Sundays from 8 AM to 5 PM. Offenders must remain at the facility for at least 14 days to qualify for contact visits.

Visits may last up to two hours, depending on the circumstances.

Visitors can bring up to twenty dollars in quarters for the vending machines located in the visitor area.

Directions

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