The Juvenile Corrections System consists of placement with various in-state and out-of-state providers for youth who have specific needs, contractual foster care and juvenile aftercare services.

The mission of Juvenile Community Corrections is to provide intake, assessment, placement, case management, and aftercare services for youth committed to the Department of Corrections using evidence based practices to prepare youth for successful integration into the community while ensuring public safety. Juvenile Community Corrections is committed to reducing recidivism and ensuring outcomes for youth that lead to productive citizens of South Dakota.


Placement Options

Brighter Transition Youth Treatment Center    

Juvenile Offender Living Guide

Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative


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.