Decatur Correctional Center
Decatur Correctional Center is Illinois’ Minimum-Security women’s prison.
Read JHA's latest report here. (PDF)
Rated Capacity: 500
Average Age: 38
Percentage of Population aged 50 or older: 13%
Average Annual Cost per Inmate (FY 2011): $29,798
Source: IDOC, March 2013
- This facility is to be commended for utilizing volunteers, staff-run additional programming, and focus on family.
- Decatur no longer has a formal substance abuse treatment program, despite substantial need at the facility.
- Educational and vocational program waitlists were substantial and women requested more assistance for reentry preparation.
- JHA continues to receive numerous healthcare complaints.