IYC-Murphysboro was formerly Southern Illinois’ Minimum Security facility for boys.  It is now closed.








  • Read JHA's 2012 Report on IDJJ's Southern Facilities (which includes Murphysboro) here.
  • Read JHA's 2011 report here.


JHA's Juvenile Justice Project is supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Illinois Models for Change Initiative.