yankton minimum unit
The Yankton Minimum Unit is a minimum security male facility under the direction of the Mike Durfee State Prison and Warden Bob Dooley.
It opened in the early 1970's to provide support services for the Human Services Center and it has grown over the years to a working unit with a population of 150 to 240 adult inmates.
The unit supplies workers for several different programs. On a daily basis, inmates work for support services for the Human Services Center, Community Service Projects, and Work Release.
The unit provides GED classes and elective classes for education, a wide range of recreational activities, and a variety of religious services. The unit also provides a treatment unit with drug and alcohol treatment classes, both long term and relapse.
The state Department of Health provides medical, dental and optometric services for the adult corrections system. Correctional Health
178 Mickelson Drive
Yankton, SD 57078