To interpret and enforce Louisiana's
Children Code and other statutes in a manner that ensures due process,
fair treatment and justice to juveniles, parents, families and other
persons appearing before the court.
To ensure that juveniles receive the care, guidance, protective
services, supervision, and control conductive to the needs of the
child and the best interest of the community.
To improve the efficiency of the Court's services in order to
provide effective and timely judicial response to the needs of
juveniles and their families.
To coordinate services with the
Department of Juvenile Services to provide rehabilitative
treatment for children, a wide range of services for families,
referrals to community resources and placement of juveniles outside
the home when appropriate.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to Juvenile Court?
Map to Juvenile Court
What do I do if my child won't go to school, ran away from home
and/or is ungovernable?
Contact Juvenile Services at (225) 354-1251
Who do I contact if I am a victim of a crime committed by a
Contact Kevin Clement, Special Projects / Programs Director at (225)
Where do I mail child support payments?
Department of Social Services
Post Office Box 260222
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70826-0222
Who do I contact if I am not receiving my child support payment?
Contact the Department of Social Services at (225) 342-5760