Re-Entry Illinois is a Free Resource Guide 

and Information Center for those involved

with the Criminal Justice System


This site has been developed to assist persons formerly detained locate the services and housing necessary to develop alternatives to re-incarceration.  The site is designed to be a state resource and will include localized information whenever possible.



The site is being developed through a grant from the Corporation for Supportive Housing and in partnership with Chicago Metropolis 2020 Be sure and look at the Illinois Resource Directory for Re-Entry Friendly Services being developed in partnership with communities throughout the state as part of a planning initiative.  You may also enter your information about your resources into the directory by electing to "Add a Resource"




Additional partners will include the City of Chicago, the Office of the Sheriff of Cook County, the Office of the President of Cook County, and the Illinois Department of Corrections.