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Cook County Jail - Mom's Program FAMILY & FRIENDS INFORMATION

ABOUT Cook County Jail - Mom's Program

The Cook County Jail - Mom's Program in the city of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be in any maximum-security state prison. 

Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Cook County Jail - Mom's Program are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence. 

The men and women being held in the Cook County Jail - Mom's Program are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Cook County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less. 

When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the /state-prisons/illinois or the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.

Inmates in the Cook County Jail - Mom's Program are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities. 

The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.

Information You Will Find on This Page

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 

Cook County Inmate Search

How to Bail out an Inmate at this jail

Inmate Phone use for this facility

Visitation Rules and Schedules - both here and online

Commissary Deposits and Inmate Accounts

Cook County Jail - Mom's Program Inmate Mail Guidelines


We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Cook County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Cook County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Cook County Jail - Mom's Program

Illinois Cook 16


3026 South California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608



Adult Probation: 773-674-3280

District Attorney: 312-603-1880

Drug Court - Adults: 773-674-7366

Public Defender - Juveniles: 312-433-7047

Juvy Detention - Temp Holding: 312-433-7102

Juvenile Court: 312-433-4881

Juvenile Probation: 312-433-6569

Public Defender - Adults: 312-603-0600

Victims Help: 312-433-7000




Inmate's First and Last Name
Women’s Justice Residential Program
3026 South California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608