WELCOME FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO JOLIET INPATIENT TREATMENT CENTER (JITC)
We strongly encourage you to read the "Visitation Rules and Information" policy, the "New Visitation Requirements" policy and the "IDOC Visitation Policy Phase 3 1-28-22Final" policy under the Related files section prior to scheduling your visit. Below are important details related to scheduling. Please also take note of the important details related to COVID-19 and our vaccination policy. We look forward to seeing you!
- Please use the scheduler below to schedule in-person visits with individuals in custody at Elgin Treatment Center. All visitors, including minor children, must be on the individual in custody's approved visiting list.
- Visitors are required to arrive at the facility 30-minutes prior to the scheduled visit and call the facility from the car upon arrival for further instructions.
- All adult visitors are required to have two (2) forms of ID at check in to the facility. One of those IDs must be a photo ID.
- All visitors, including minor children, must be appropriately dressed.
- All visitors, age 2 and above, must wear a face mask that is provided by the facility during the entire duration of the visit.
- All infection control and prevention protocols must be enforced during the visits.
- Sign ups are allowed no less than 7 days prior to desired time/date. Please schedule accordingly.
- Time slots are NOT GUARANTEED and are subject to change/cancellation. Visitors will be offered alternative time slots via email or phone, if needed.
VACCINATION GUIDELINES AS OF JANUARY 31, 2022
• Starting on January 31st, as a result of the decision in the State of Illinois v. AFSCME council
31 S-MA-22-121, ALL visitors over the age of 5 must be vaccinated in order to enter an IDOC
• Visitors must have either the first dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine no later than January 31st and the second dose by March 7th or the single dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine no later than January 31st. After March 7th, visitors, without approved or pending exemption requests, will be required to be fully vaccinated as described above prior to visits.
• Visitors must provide their vaccination cards or exemption approval upon entrance to the facilities. Staff will make a note that the documentation has been provided and then return the documentation to the visitor. Visitors can also email their vaccination documentation to the
facility email addresses that are located in Sign-Up Genius under the facility in which you are
• Once a visitor’s vaccination status has been noted that individual will no longer be required to
bring vaccination proof for subsequent visits.
• If visitors believe they have a valid religious or medical exemption, they will be required to
provide documentation by emailing it to the following email address:
or mailing a hard copy to the following address:
IDOC Legal Services
1301 Concordia Court PO Box 19277
Springfield, IL 62794
• Visitors who claim an exemption will be able to visit an IDOC facility while the exemption
decision is pending. If the exemption is denied, perspective visitors will have to get the first dose
of the two-dose Moderna or Pfizer vaccines or the single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine no
later than 21 days after the date of the denial in order to visit. Visitors vaccinated with Moderna
or Pfizer must then receive their second dose 35 days after the first dose in order to continue