Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program

The Dixon Springs-Impact Incarceration Program (IIP) is located in Vienna, Illinois, and it has a current population of 33 inmates. The Boot Camp philosophy is designed to provide a short-term program of labor intensive discipline to include programming geared toward improving self-esteem and discouraging further criminal behavior. Dixon Springs-IIP is a co-ed program.

The Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program functions as a boot camp, whereby eligible offenders approved by the sentencing courts and accepted by the department shall upon successful completion of the program requirements have their sentences reduced to time served and shall serve a term of mandatory supervised release.

The parent facility of the Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program is the Vienna Correctional Center.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at the Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program are 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays. Visits can last no longer than two hours, and all visits must be pre-approved. No visitors will be admitted after 3:00 p.m.

General visiting guidelines

Visits are 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.

Before you visit your inmate at Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program, you must get on your inmate’s approved visitation list. The inmate is responsible for arranging their visits and notifying their visitors of their visiting status.  

All adult visitors, age 18 and over, must complete a Prospective Visitor's Interview (PVI) form before their first visit to Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program. You are allowed to complete the PVI form in advance and bring it with you.

Visitors must submit to a body search by officers at the Visitor Center. If you are intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you will not be allowed to visit.

Visitor Property Policy

Visitors are not allowed to bring any electronic devices into the visiting room. Other prohibited items include food, drink, smoking materials, money, packages, purses, bags, sacks, books, magazines, sunglasses, or personal keys.   

Visitors can rent small lockers in the Visiting Center for 25 cents for personal items.  The locker key may be carried into the facility.

No baby food, except two plastic baby milk bottles are to be taken into the Visiting Room.  Baby items may consist of one baby blanket and two diapers.

Required Identification

All adult visitors will be required to produce photo identification (ID) and verification of his or her date of birth.  

All first-time visitors are required to provide two forms of documentation verifying their current name, date of birth, & address. A Social Security Card, birth certificate, or Credit/Debit Card are NOT acceptable forms of identification. Visitors must also provide their vehicle information including vehicle license plate number, make, & model.

Dress Code

Anyone visiting the Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program must be dressed appropriately for a prison environment or the visit will not be allowed.  All clothing must be in good taste and not advertise or suggest any items in such a manner to 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 inappropriate dress for visitors are: short shirts or dresses, wrap around skirts, see-through clothing, see-through or low-cut blouses, tube tops, halter tops, tank tops, swim suits or swim suit tops, short shorts, clothing with “cutouts” or leggings.  Dresses or skirts should extend to the knees.


Bringing contraband into an Illinois DOC facility is a criminal offense as specified in the Illinois Criminal Code of 1961.

"Contraband" means items which are prohibited by criminal law, departmental or facility rules, or posted notices.  They are items which an offender is not allowed to have.

Information about Vending Machines

The visiting room offers a variety of products for purchase in vending machines provided by outside vendors.

Vending machine items may only be purchased using a debit card.  Visitors may purchase a debit card at the facility, normally at the gatehouse. The price of the debit card will vary by facility depending upon the vendor providing the service.

Any vending items purchased must be consumed during the visit and may not be carried out of the visiting room.

Physical Address

Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program
979 State Hwy 146 W.
Golconda, IL 62938

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/PshzanvAomFXK3WB7

General Phone Number

(618) 949-3311

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name and IDOC Number
Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program
6695 State Route 146 East
Vienna, IL 62995

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate who is part of the Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program, but they do have access to a phone during assigned times and can make outgoing calls. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Illinois, please click here.

How to Send Money

There are four different ways to send money to an inmate at Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration ProgramーGTL (ConnectNetwork), JPAY, Western Union, or money order. You must have the inmate’s name and IDOC number to send money.

Money Orders

Please note that a money order must be sent directly to the lockbox, NOT to the facility. Money orders must be sent with the 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 sent with a deposit slip, be made payable to JPay, and sent to the following address:

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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