Yankton Minimum Unit
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Yankton Minimum Unit Basic Information
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Yankton Minimum Unit is located at 178 Mickelson Drive, Yankton, SD, 57078. You will notice that prisoners who are imprisoned here, usually have a longer sentence. Those who have sentences less than one year or so are housed in a city or county jail. If you’d like to contact the head of the Yankton Minimum Unit’s, you can call 804-834-9967.
Every inmate housed at Yankton Minimum Unit has the opportunity to get the services they need. Treatment planning is such an important part of being in a state prison, such as this one. That way, upon release, the inmate can re-enter society.
An inmate will work hard to meet their treatment goals. While they’re housed in a state prison in South Dakota, they will have access to various treatment options. Some of those treatment options include:
Substance Abuse Treatment
Mental Health Services
Life Skills Programs
Inmate Work Activities
Each program is designed to help the inmate and overall meet their individual treatment needs.
Those who are serving their sentence in Yankton Minimum Unit may have a history with substance abuse. In fact, it’s been recorded that 80% of those houses in these state prisons have had some sort of run-in with substance abuse.
You will find different programs in place like:
Type of Correctional Facility
You will find that Yankton Minimum Unit is a high-security prison. Those serving their time here are going to be here for a while. There are single cells and double cells located in this particular prison.
As a visitor, you might notice that the property has a double fence around it. Security is also a high priority, which is why there is extensive video surveillance. Cameras are located everywhere, which is an important part of keeping everyone in the facility safe: including staff, prisoners, and visitors.
How to Search for an Inmate
There may be a time when you find yourself searching for an inmate in a Yankton Minimum Unit. If so, you are at the right place.
Inmates located in this prison have searchable records. This means, once they are house in a South Dakota Department of Corrections location, you should be able to search for their information.
Each offender is searchable by first name and last name. Keep in mind that only records of those in a Yankton Minimum Unit can be found here. Those who are looking for an inmate in a city, county, or police jail must look on that website to do an inmate search.
You can find the Offender Locator here to start your search. Keep in mind that you can also search by the Offender ID. All the information in this system is updated on a regular basis, but info does change rather quickly.
How to Send Mail to an Inmate
Just like other state prisons, the Yankton Minimum Unit has strict protocol for sending and receiving mail. If you or someone you know would like to send mail, you can do so by sending it to:
Inmate's full name
Inmate's state identification number (7 digits)
Yankton Minimum Unit
178 Mickelson Drive, Yankton, SD, 57078
Make sure this information is correct, so that all mail gets to the inmate. You can read all the rules and regulations for sending mail to a prisoner in Yankton Minimum Unit here.
Here to Visit with an Inmate
When someone you love is in prison, it’s natural to want to visit and spend time with them. First, keep in mind that there are rules in place to keep you safe! Secondly, you need to be wise and follow all the rules and regulations of visiting with an inmate.
However, keep in mind that each facility is different and you must check with the state prison in which the inmate is houses. When you do visit, keep these things in mind:
No cell phones will be allowed
If you’re under parole, you will most likely not be allowed to visit
You will be subjected to search upon entrance.
How to Call an Inmate
If you’d like to call an inmate in Yankton Minimum Unit, you will need to know about Offender Connect. This is how everyday civilians get in touch with an inmate.
In order to make a deposit into an inmate’s account, you will need to establish an account with the phone service. You will need to know the offender’s ID number. All the information you’ll need is right here.
How to Send Money an Inmate
Most inmates are eligible to receive money from a loved one when incarcerated at Yankton Minimum Unit. JPay is the only way you can send money to an inmate in South Dakota.
You can go to www.jpay.com or send money over the phone at 1-800-574-5729.
Helping an Inmate Buy Items at the Commissary
Inmates are allowed to receive packages through Access Securepak.
You can also deposit money into their accounts through:
With this money, they can buy extra things such as hygiene products and extra items. Remember all inmates have what they need, and this is just extra. You can get more information by visiting the South Dakota Department of Corrections website.
If you need more information, make sure you contact the actual state prison in South Dakota in which the inmate is housed.