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Graham Correctional Center

Vernon DeWitt, Day-to-Day Warden

Facility Data

Graham Correctional Center
Opened: September 1980
*Operational Capacity: 1,596
Medium Security Adult Male
**Population Graham Correctional Center: 1,305
**Population Graham Reception & Classification Center: 23
**Total Population: 1,328
Average Annual Cost Per Individual: $28,998 (FY20)

*Operational capacity is the maximum amount of beds a facility has; to include all health care, crisis, segregation, protective custody, isolation, R&Cs, and future beds that are down for repair. Data reflects a bed space capacity census that was conducted in CY19.

**As of 1/1/21

Graham Correctional Center is the parent institution for Graham Reception and Classification Center.


Visitor ADA Accommodations

IDOC Visitation Rules and Information please review before visiting

To visit Graham Correctional Center, you must sign up at least seven days in advance.

Video Visitation

Video visitation hours are Sunday through Saturday 8:30a to 2:30p and 4:30p to 9:00p. Visitors should log on 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Video Visitation Guidelines

Facility Address

Physical Address:
12078 Illinois Route 185
Hillsboro, IL 62049

Business Mail:
12078 Illinois Route 185
Hillsboro, IL 62049

Individual in Custody Mail:
Individual in Custody Name & IDOC#
12078 Illinois Route 185
Hillsboro, IL 62049

Phone: (217) 532-6961
Fax: (217) 532-6799

Facility Information

Graham Correctional Center houses several special populations, including substance abuse treatment, sex offender treatment and individuals in custody in a kidney dialysis program. Graham continues to offer numerous academic and vocational programs.

Graham Correctional Center is a medium security adult male correctional facility located two miles southeast of Hillsboro on Route 185. Graham is located on 117 acres and has 50 buildings within the facility.

Individual in Custody Programs


  • ABE (Adult Basic Education)
  • GED (General Education Development)


  • Auto Body
  • Auto Mechanics
  • ​Career Technologies​​
  • Construction Occupation
  • ​Custodial Maintenance​


  • Furniture Making

Volunteer Services:

  • Religious Services


  • Orientation
  • Title 1
  • Special Education
  • TRAC I and II
  • Parole School I and II
  • Lifestyle Redirection
  • Life Skills
  • Substance Abuse
  • Leisure Time Activity
  • Library
  • Chaplaincy
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous