Juvenile Detention Center

The Detention Center provides short-term care and confinement for youth in the following categories:

  • Youth arrested for delinquent acts
  • Youth adjudicated delinquent and pending disposition
  • Youth adjudicated delinquent and placed in the custody of the State of Louisiana and pending placement by the State
  • Youth detained by Court Order due to bench warrants and violation of court orders


While detained, youth receive the following services:

  • Assessments and programming
  • Drug, medical and mental-health screenings, including follow-up treatment
  • I Care services
  • Library services
  • Religious services
  • School programming, including special education


All youth have specific visitation times based on room assignment. Please refer to Visitation Rules (PDF) for specifics.