Victim Services

Prisons Support Services

If you are receiving unwanted contact from an individual incarcerated at the Department of Correction,  it can be stopped.
To block calls from a specific individual - during a call:

To block all calls from IDOC facilities/residents, write to:


This same address can be used to stop unwanted letters from an IDOC resident.


VINE is a free notification service that provides automated phone, text and/or email updates on movement and status changes of prision residents. If you have a VINE-related question call (866) 984-6343. To register for free victim notification services, click on the VINELink button.

You can select e-mail, text or phone notification, or all three. The phone notification requires a 4-digit pin. The notification will continue until the pin is entered.

If you are receiving unwanted VINE calls and did not register please call 658-2051 to stop the calls.