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Stateville Minimum Security Unit

Charles Truitt, Warden

Facility Data

Stateville Minimum Security Unit
Opened: October 2003
*Operational Capacity: 192
Minimum Security Adult Male
Population: 162 (as of 6/30/23)

*Operational capacity is the maximum number of beds a facility has; to include all health care, crisis, restricted housing, protective custody, isolation, R&Cs, and future beds that are down for repair. Data reflects a bed space capacity census that was conducted in August 2022.

Stateville Correctional Center is the parent institution for Stateville Minimum Security Unit.


Visitor ADA Accommodations

IDOC Visitation Rules and Information please review before visiting 

To visit Stateville Minimum Security Unit, you must sign up in advance.

Video Visitation

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

Video Visitation Guidelines

Facility Address

Business Mail:
16830 So. Broadway Street
P.O. Box 112
Joliet, IL 60434 

Individual in Custody Mail:
Individual in Custody Name & IDOC#
P.O. Box 112
Joliet, IL 60434

Phone: (815) 727-3607
Fax: (815) 727-5511

Facility Information

Stateville Correctional Center's mission is to encourage and promote a climate of safe and secure conditions in which individuals in custody and staff can develop positive attitudes and encourage work and program opportunities and experiences that guide individuals in custody toward reintegration into the community. The Stateville Minimum Security Unit (MSU) is located within the Northern Reception and Classification Center, and can house up to 384 individuals in custody in two units.

Stateville Minimum Security Unit consist of a multi-purpose building for recreational and educational programs, individual in custody dining room, and two housing units that can house up to 384 individuals in custody . Individuals in custody assigned to MSU perform various work assignments throughout the Northern Reception Center, Stateville Proper and MSU.

Individual in Custody Programs


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


  • Barbering
  • Volunteer Services:
  • Chaplaincy
  • Counseling
  • Choir
  • Religious Bible Studies


  • Community Work Crews
  • Library
  • Life Style Redirection
  • Like Skills
  • Smart Group
  • Re-entry Summits
  • Anger Management