|Location||4017 E 2603rd Road |
|Opened||1941; reopened 2004|
|Managed by||Illinois Department of Corrections|
The facility runs unique programs for substance abuse and mental health issues.
The extensive grounds (75 buildings on a total of 270 acres) were first opened in 1941 as a juvenile facility. It was run as the "Illinois State Reformatory at Sheridan" from 1949 through 1953, and the "Illinois Industrial School for Boys" from 1953 through 1973.
- "Sheridan Correctional Center". Illinois Department of Corrections. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
- Caufield, Kevin (17 February 2014). "An exclusive peek inside a prison like no other (video)". LaSalle Illinois News-Tribune. Retrieved 7 August 2016.