"Protect the public, our staff and those within our custody and supervision through safety, accountability, partnerships and providing opportunities for offender change."
¨ Protect the public by being a part of the offender’s support system. Successful transition means safer communities.
¨ Protect the public by providing accountability, trust, and a positive relationship.
¨ Protect the public by developing partnerships with IDOC staff, faith-based organizations, and other community support groups.
¨ Protect the public by providing opportunities for the offender to change. Provide comfort and encouragement through difficult and stressful times, ensure the offender attends and completes required programs, seek positive and edifying activities to develop social and problem-solving skills.