Connect with an Inmate at Hill Correctional Center

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How to Connect With an Inmate at Hill Correctional Center

Hill Correctional Center is a medium-security, adult male prison located in Galesburg, Illinois. Inmates at Hill Correctional Center participate in correctional industry work programs, and vocational training to help them reform.

To compound the reforming process, it is necessary for the inmates to receive support from their families and loved ones. The facility offers avenues for you to connect with your locked-up loved ones. But often these avenues require a lot of preparation and may end up frustrating you. DoNotPay can help.

To easily and effectively , use DoNotPay. We simplify the whole process for you and make it possible to connect with your loved one within minutes.

How to Contact Hill Correctional Center

Before you contact an inmate at any prison facility, you need to have the facility's contact information.

The table below shows the contact information for Hill Correctional Center.

Physical addressHill Correctional Center

600 South Linwood Road

Galesburg, IL 61402

General phone number(309) 343-4212
WebsiteHill Correctional Center Website
General fax number(309) 343-4287

How to Contact an Inmate at Hill Correctional Center

Note: you must have the inmate's full official name and IDOC before attempting a connection. To get the IDOC number of your incarcerated loved one, conduct a search on the Illinois Individual in Custody Search feature.

1. Visit an inmate using a video call

The Illinois DOC works together with GTL and Webex to give video visitation opportunities to inmates. The Webex calls are free of charge and compatible with both Android and Apple users.

The video visitation days are Sunday and Saturday 8:30 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. To schedule a video visit, use the Android or Apple application form on the Hill Correctional Center website.

To successfully earn a video visitation opportunity with an inmate, you must be on the offender's approved visitation list. You must write to the inmate to confirm whether you are on the list or for approval.

2. Send a letter to an inmate

Inmates at Hill Correctional Center can receive letters from anyone. The letters must not contain any of the following:

  • Contraband
  • Jewelry
  • Stickers on envelope
  • Maps
  • Anything endangering the safety of the institution

The letters should be mailed to the following address:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Hill Correctional Center

P.O. Box 1700

Galesburg, IL 61402

3. Connect with an inmate through a phone call

Individuals in custody can make collect calls to people on their approved contact list. The calls are facilitated by Securus.

To receive a call from an inmate, you must be on the offender's approved visitation list. To be on the list, you must write to the inmate and ask for inclusion.

You also need to set up a Securus account by calling 1-800-844-6591. Through the Securus account, you can receive the call rates, accept, or block a call.

4. Email an inmate

Global Tel* Link works with IDOC to bring email services to the inmates. Once you email an inmate, the message is printed out and handed to the recipient. The inmate can, however, not reply to the email; they should use alternative methods such as physical mail.

Register for inmate emailing services through the GTL website to get started.

5. Offer the Inmate a Physical Visit

You can visit an inmate at the facility to bring in-person compassion. Hill Correctional Center is open for inmate visitation every day from 8:30 am-5:30 pm.

Every inmate is allowed to have six visits per month. Only two of these visits can happen on a holiday or during the weekend. To visit an inmate, you need to book a slot online seven days before the intended date of the visitation.

NOTE: All communication attempts are listened to by the management to avoid the transmission of criminal or misleading information. You can appeal for untapped attorney calls by contacting the IDOC staff.

How Can I Send Money to a Hill Correctional Center Inmate

To send money to an inmate at Hill Correctional Center, use any of the following channels.

1. Electronic Money Sending Methods

You can send up to $5,000 to an inmate through Western Union, JPay, or GTL (ConnectNetwork) as follows:

  • GTL ConnectNetwork, use the ConnectNetwork website and follow the steps
  • JPay top up using the JPay send money
  • Western Union at the Western Union website or at locations using the Quick Collect Form – code city and state are ILDOC IL
  • Money Gram locations using the Blue MoneyGram Express Payment Form - receiving code is 7364

You must use the inmate's IDOC number and official name while sending the money.

2. Money Orders

You can mail money orders together with filled-in deposit slips directly to PO Box 260250 Hollywood, FL 33026.​​​​​​​ The money orders should not be worth more than $999.99.

The lockbox deposit slip must be filled in correctly with the inmate's IDOC number, full name, sender's name, and address. You can access the lockbox deposit slip from the JPay website.

What Packages Can I Send to an Inmate at Hill Correctional Center?

can receive pictures, books, magazines, and other reading materials through the mail.

The photos should NOT contain any of the following:

  • Any form of nudity
  • Larger than 4"x6"
  • Instant photos
  • Polaroid
  • Maps
  • Corrugated cardboard envelope
  • Diamond dust envelope
  • Stickers

To send published books and other reading materials, the supply must be new paper-back and shipped directly from the publisher. The books should not contain nudity, explicit content, or hardcovers.

To send the packages to an inmate, use this address:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Hill Correctional Center

P.O. Box 1700

Galesburg, IL 61402

How to Get in Touch With Your Locked-Up Loved Ones With DoNotPay

Mandatory formalities in prisons make the process of connecting with a loved one very tedious and tiresome.

To connect with an inmate at Hill Correctional Center fast and with no formalities, use DoNotPay by following these steps:

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.

  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.

  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.

  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.

  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive to your loved one!

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