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Yankton Minimum Unit


178 Mickelson Drive, Yankton, SD, 57078


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This is a minimum-security facility, and it can house about 300 male inmates at any given time. There are open bay dormitories for housing. An older facility, it was built in 1913 and is situated on over 150 acres in South Dakota. Many inmates work at the Yankton Minimum Unit performing tasks like janitorial duties, laundry service, and kitchen service, and these skills help prepare inmates to reenter society.

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Yankton Minimum Unit — General Information

Facility Name Yankton Minimum Unit
Facility Type State Prison
Authority South Dakota Department of Corrections
Capacity 300
Address 178 Mickelson Drive, Yankton, SD, 57078
Phone 605-668-3355
City Yankton
Postal Code 57078
State South Dakota
County Yankton County
Official Website https://doc.sd.gov/adult/facilities/ymu/

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Search online. This website is updated regularly, but there might be an overlap between booking and when an inmate appears on the list. If you have additional questions, you can call 605-668-3355.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

You should address any mail to inmates at this address:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Yankton Minimum Unit

178 Mickelson Drive, Yankton, SD, 57078

You can include photographs in the mail as long as they are 4”x6” or smaller in size and do not contain nudity or sexual images. You can arrange for books and magazines to be sent directly to the inmate from the publisher; do not send these items yourself as they will be rejected during intake at the Yankton Minimum Unit. Assume that all mail will be inspected for contraband prior to delivery to the inmate.

Sending Money

The easiest way to send money is probably to end money to an inmate through JPay at a kiosk in the Yankton Minimum Unit lobby. You can also send money to an inmate through Access Corrections online. Payment should be made by using a MasterCard or Visa debit. You also have the option of making a payment over the phone at 605-668-3355.

Phone calls

Most jails and prisons in South Dakota use the same system for inmate phone calls. While inmates at the Yankton Minimum Unit cannot receive incoming calls, you can setup an account if you want to receive prepaid from your inmate. It is easy to set up an account online, and you can add money to an inmate’s phone account here as well. You can call 605-668-3355 if you need assistance in setting up an account.


Before visiting, you need to get on the approved visitors list. To inquire about getting approved for a visit, call 605-668-3355.

Here is a list of visitation guidelines you must follow during your visit.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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