Youth Challenge Center Inmate Search

Youth Challenge Center is a high security prison which is managed and operated by state of South Dakota. It comes under the jurisdiction of South Dakota Department of Corrections. Offenders from Police/City and county jails are transferred to Youth Challenge Center for serving their sentence. It houses adult inmates serving long sentence usually more than a year. Most of the inmates are convicted for serious offenses like murder, assault etc. Youth Challenge Center provides number of amenities to the inmates like TV viewing area, 3 time meals, interne and other correctional facilities.

Jail Name :

Youth Challenge Center

Jail Type :

State Prison


12279 Brady Drive, Custer, South Dakota, 57730



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State :

South Dakota (SD)


Custer County







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Youth Challenge Center Inmate Search

Q. How to find if someone is serving sentence at Youth Challenge Center?

  • South Dakota Department of Corrections maintains database of all offenders serving jail time at Youth Challenge Center. To search for an inmate visit South Dakota DOC inmate search page and follow the instructions.

    Note: The database is updated weekly.

Q. What if you are not able to find the inmate in Youth Challenge Center?

  • It means the inmate is serving time in a prison in different state or is released from jail. Visit Nationwide State prison search page for more information.

Q. What are the visitation rules of Youth Challenge Center?

  • One must be in approved visitors list to be able to visit the inmate in Youth Challenge Center. One must fill the Inmate Visitation Application form and submit it to the South Dakota Department of Corrections office. It can take upto 30 days for the application to be processed. Once the application is processed one can visit the inmate.

  • Individuals with valid government ID and who aren’t on felony probation are allowed to visit. Children below 16 years, must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

  • For more information, one can call on 605-673-2521

Youth Challenge Center Visitation Hours:


9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


9:00 AM to 3:00 PM