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Fayette County, IL Jail and Prison System

Address: Route 51 North, P.o. Box 500, Vandalia, IL 62471
Phone: 618-283-4170
Fax: 618-283-9147

Vandalia Correctional Center is a Minimum security level State Prison located in the city of Vandalia, Illinois. The facility houses Male Offenders who are convicted for crimes which come under Illinois state and federal laws. The State Prison was opened in 1921 Vandalia Correctional Center has a total population of 1,633, being the 51st largest facility in Illinois. The facility has a capacity of 1,700 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

The facility is part of Vandalia, IL judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 1,633 Population
  • 1,700 Capacity
  • Vandalia, IL Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Vandalia Correctional Center?

Locating an Inmate in Vandalia Correctional Center

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Vandalia Correctional Center is to contact the State Prison for information on the inmate or visit them online at

Be Approved

Make sure an inmate you are visiting have placed you on their approved visiting list.

Be Prepared to Vandalia Correctional Center Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Vandalia Correctional Center inmate contact the facility directly via 618-283-4170 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Vandalia Correctional Center State Prison has visiting hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the State Prison directly.

Visiting a Vandalia Correctional Center inmate on holidays:

The inmate will be notified as to any changes to the "normal" visitation schedule due to holidays and/or any special commitments.

USP General Visiting Hours

How to Send a Mail/Care Package to an Inmate?

Inmates can receive letters from their family members and friends, as well as packages from home with prior written approval from the inmate's unit team or authorized staff member at Vandalia Correctional Center.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the State Prison administration at 618-283-4170. Another option for contacting the facility is reaching out via email at

You can also try to contact the facility by reaching out to them on social media platforms. Visit their Facebook page here.

For sending a mail or a care package to an Vandalia Correctional Center State Prison inmate you should have the following information on the parcel:

Inmate Mail 1 Inmate Mail 2 Freight and non-USPS parcels Staff Mail

Inmate Name & IDOC# Vandalia Correctional Center P.O. Box 500 Vandalia, IL 62471

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