Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program

The Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program is a co-ed boot camp that is located in Vienna, Illinois. The parent facility is the Vienna Correctional Center. The program and facility has an operational capacity of 302. 

As a boot camp approved by sentencing courts, inmates who successfully complete the program requirements will have their sentences reduced to time served. Upon release, they are required to serve a term of mandatory supervised parole.

The boot camp philosophy is to provide the inmates with a short-term program of labor intensive discipline that includes programming geared toward improving self-esteem and discouraging criminal behavior.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at the Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program are on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Visits last no longer than two hours and must be pre-approved.

Visits are currently limited to immediate family members ONLY.  Immediate family members include: mother, father, grandparents, spouse, children, and siblings, including step relations. Due to space no more than three persons may visit at any one time.

Visitor Approval

All adult visitors must be on the inmate's approved visitation list in order to visit. Inmates are responsible for arranging their visits and notifying their visitors of their visiting status. 

At this time, each incarcerated person is permitted three visits per month.

How to Visit During Limited COVID visitation:

  1. Identify the person you would like to visit and their facility by utilizing the search tool.
  1. Ensure you are on the incarcerated individual's approved visitation list by writing them a letter. IDOC staff cannot verify whether you are on the individual's list.
  1. Schedule your visit online at least seven days in advance.
  1. The sign up system will timeout if there is no activity for 30 minutes. If you start to sign up, you must complete the sign up within 30 minutes.
  1. Arrive at the facility at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled visit time.

General Visiting Rules

Visitation is encouraged to help incarcerated men and women maintain ties with family, friends, and others in the community. 

All adult visitors are required to have a current photo ID, such as a driver’s license, a state identification card or acceptable documentation of non-US citizenship including a current passport, Visa or Matricula, and documentation that includes their date of birth. 

Allowed Items

Visitors are not allowed to bring electronic devices (such as cell phones, smartwatches, tablets, or laptops), food, drink, smoking materials, currency, packages, purses, bags, sacks, books, magazines, sunglasses, or personal keys into the Visiting Room. Visitors must put personal items in small lockers that are available at no charge. 

Items that a visitor may possess inside the visiting room or in a secured locker, unless otherwise approved by the CAO, shall include: 

  • Any item approved for an ADA request for reasonable accommodation. 
  • One identification card
  • One key fob or car door key without remote attachment
  • One locker key, if issued
  • One jacket or coat appropriate for the weather
  • Religious headgear, and
  • Lifesaving medication

If visiting with an infant or toddler, the following items may be brought into the visiting room in a clear plastic bag or container:

  • Three diapers and wipes
  • One blanket
  • Two filled clear plastic bottles; two sealed containers of baby food; a combination of one bottle and one sealed container of baby food
  • One change of clothes
  • One bib
  • One pacifier
  • One plastic spoon
  • One clear empty cup with lid
  • One coat or jacket and one hat
  • One pair of gloves or mittens during appropriate weather

Dress Code

All adult visitors must be dressed appropriately for a prison environment or the visit will not be permitted.

Clothing must not advertise or suggest any items that signify a Security Threat Group or other illegal activity. Visitors should not wear clothing that is sexually explicit, offensive, or degrading. All visitors must wear underwear and female visitors must wear a bra. 

Visitors should not wear clothing which reveals the buttocks or breasts. Examples of appropriate and inappropriate dress for visitors are: 

  • Dresses, shorts, or skirts must extend to the knee
  • Clothing that compromises the integrity of safety/security such as gang affiliated symbols and communication that may negatively impact ability to control the population
  • No see through/sheer clothing
  • No holes, tears, or “cutouts” in clothing above the knee
  • No tube tops, halter tops, tank tops, swimsuits, or swimsuit tops
  • Loose fitting clothing is encouraged but not required
  • Visitors may be permitted to wear religious headgear if there are no safety or security concerns. Wigs are not considered headgear and will not result in the denial of visits. 
  • Visitors may wear two rings (inclusive of one wedding ring), one pair of earrings, and piercings that cannot be removed.

Physical Address

Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program
6695 State Route 146 East
Vienna, IL 62995

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/1ywoU8rhR8QFwRCs5

General Phone Number

(618) 949-3311

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program
Inmate name and number
6695 State Route 146 East
Vienna, IL 62995

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call a resident who is part of the Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program, but they do have access to phones during certain hours and are allowed to make outgoing calls.

How to Send Money

You can send money to a resident at Dixon Springs Structured Impact Program via the following methods. (You must use the inmate's IDOC number and legal name for all electronic transfer of funds.)

Money Orders

Money orders must be sent with a lockbox deposit slip and must be complete with the inmate name, IDOC inmate number, sender’s name, and address. 

Deposit slips are available by clicking here. The money orders should be made payable to JPay and sent with the deposit slip to: 

PO Box 260250
Hollywood, FL 33026

Programs For Inmates


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


  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Anger Management Life Skills
  • Drug Education
  • Volunteer Services - Religious

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