Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice Summary Report 2009

The data from this report is based on site visits made by staff, consultants and volunteers of the John Howard Association during calendar year 2009. Information gathered at the site visits include viewing the facility’s physical plant, meeting with key administrators and staff, including those of the school program and administration of IDJJ, discussions with residents and staff, and review of summary documentation provided by each facility at the time of the visit. The facilities reviewed include all 8 Illinois Youth Centers: Chicago, Harrisburg, Kewanee, Joliet, Murphysboro, Pere Marquette, St. Charles, and Warrenville. IYC Pere Marquette and Warrenville house only female residents; the other six house only male residents.

Emma Harrison2010