Bethel Youth Facility
Bethel Youth Facility

Located in Bethel, Alaska, you will see the Bethel Youth Facility.

The Bethel Youth Facility is a level 3 facility.

What is a level 3 facility?

A level 3 facility is where medium-security classified inmates will be held. As of right now, the Bethel Youth Facility only houses female offenders. The Bethel Youth Facility can house over 18 offenders.

The female offenders in the Bethel Youth Facility will have access to the following programs:

  • Adult Basic Education

  • Substance Abuse Treatment Programs

  • Narcotics Anonymous

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

  • Re-entry Program

Bethel Youth Facility - General Information

Facility Name: Bethel Youth Facility
Facility Type: State Prison
Address: PO Box 1989, Bethel, AK, 99559
Phone: 907-543-5200
Capacity: 18
Facility Type: Juvenile
City: Bethel
Postal Code: 99559
State: Alaska
County: County

How to Find Someone in Bethel Youth Facility

Searching for an inmate in the Bethel Youth Facility will require you to search the database that is brought to you by the Alaska Department of Corrections.

This database will have the inmate roster for the Bethel Youth Facility and other state facilities that is owned by the Federal Department of Corrections.

You can search this roster by:

  • Inmate’s Full Name

  • DC Number

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Sending mail to the Bethel Youth Facility is one privilege that an inmate has. An inmate can receive mail from their loved ones, and they can send mail to their loved ones.

Keep in mind that it may take a few extra days after your mail it to the facility for the inmate to get it. The mail is all opened and thoroughly checked for contraband prior to being distributed to inmates in the Bethel Youth Facility.

You are asked to put your return address on every envelope you will send to the Bethel Youth Facility.

Sending Money

You got the dreaded phone call that the inmate in Bethel Youth Facility needs money from you. You are wondering how in the world are you going to send them money and how much is this going to cost you.

Luckily you, you do not need to leave your house for this. You can handle all of the inmate’s money needs through JPay. JPay is an awesome tool that you will get very familiar with real soon.

You can deposit money using either your credit or debit card. However, using this service is NOT free, you will be charged a fee. The fee will also display before you complete your transaction.

Phone calls

Inmates are permitted to use the phones available to them in the common areas when they have free time. Inmates can make calls home and chat for 15-minute increments.

Inmates will not have privacy on these lines as these lines you.


Before you can even think about visiting an inmate in the Bethel Youth Facility, you will be required to fill out the following form.

You will be required to wait until the inmate in the Bethel Youth Facility tells you that you’ve been approved to visit.

Visitation will be held on Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 9 am to 3 pm. If you arrive after 2 pm, you will not be permitted to visit.

You can arrive as early as 8:15 am to the Bethel Youth Facility.

Visiting Hours

Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.


Refer the map below to find the driving directions

Nearby Jail/Prison

Correctional Facility Name Type County
Bethel Jail City Jail Bethel Census County

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