Bethel Youth Facility Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 15, 2020
907-543-5200
PO Box 1989, Bethel, AK, 99559

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Bethel Youth Facility is a maximum-security prison farm located in Bethel, Alaska. This prison is also known as Bethel, and nicknamed the “Alcatraz of the South”, “The Bethel Plantation” and “The Farm.”

Bethel Youth Facility is the largest maximum-security prison in the United States. This prison currently houses 6,300 inmates and employs 1,800 staff which includes correctional officers, janitors, maintenance workers, and wardens.

The inmates housed at Bethel Youth Facility are placed according to their custody level which is determined at intake. There are many educational and vocational training programs for all inmates.  Bethel Youth Facility’s mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never return to prison and thus lower the state’s recidivism rate.

 The state of Alaska considers Bethel to be a multi-security institution; 29% of the prison’s beds are designated for maximum security inmates. Over half of the inmates in this prison are serving life sentences also this prison is also home to the states male death row inmates.

Every inmate housed at Bethel Youth Facility has the opportunity to get the services they need. Treatment planning is such an important part of being in Bethel Youth Facility. That way, when the inmates are ready to be released, they will have a plan for their future.

While inmates are housed in Bethel Youth Facility, they will have access to various programs: Some of those programs include:

  • ABE/GED/HiSET
  • Literacy
  • SSD#1 (Special School District)
  • P.R.E.P. Pre-Release Exit Program
  • Carpentry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Horticulture
  • Welding
  • Automotive Technology – ASE Certification
  • Building and General Construction
  • Collision Repair – ASE Certification
  • Corrections Reentry Court Workforce Program
  • Electrician
  • HVAC Excellence Certification
  • Outdoor Power Equipment
  • Print Ed Certification
  • NCCER Certification — Carpentry, Welding, Heating and Air Conditioning, Electrical, Industrial Painting, Concrete Finishing, and Brick Masonry
  • EyeGlass Repair

Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are programs that are available to inmates. In addition, church services, Bible studies, counseling, and meetings with Clergy are also available.

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Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Bethel Youth Facility
PO Box 1989, Bethel, AK, 99559

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Jail Name Bethel Youth Facility
Jail Type State Prison
State Alaska
County County
Address PO Box 1989, Bethel, AK, 99559
City Bethel
Zip 99559
Phone 907-543-5200

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