The Juvenile Corrections System consists of the various juvenile programs near Custer known as the State Treatment and Rehabilitation (STAR) Academy, contractual foster care and juvenile aftercare services. For a listing of the state-run programs or for more information on foster care and juvenile aftercare services, see the menu on the left. We also utilize various in-state and out-of-state providers to place youth who have specific needs.

The state Department of Social Services provides mental health and chemical dependency services for the juvenile corrections system.    Correctional Behavioral Health

The state Department of Health provides medical, dental and optometric services.  Correctional Health

Our website also features information on statistics of juvenile corrections. Information on a variety of subjects is available on juvenile corrections in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) section of our website.

All of the juvenile programs at STAR Academy participate in the Performance Based Standards project. For more information, click on the link to the left.

Contact the Juvenile Corrections Monitor

Juvenile Offender Living Guide

Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Initiative