Welcome to the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center

The mission of the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center is to provide a safe and restrictive environment for juveniles requiring secure residential detention and to insure that those detained will be available for scheduled court hearings. Learn More


  • The Caregiver Model

    Though cases of physical abuse in juvenile detention centers continue to unveil systematic problems, only a handful of centers are considering different approaches to youth incarceration.

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  • FPJDC Hosts Food Drive

    The staff of Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center recently hosted a food drive to benefit the Tangi Food Pantry of Hammond, LA.

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  • The Garden

    Each year countless youth volunteer their free time to cultivate and harvest a large-scale vegetable garden on the grounds of FPJDC.

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Line Staff of the Year

FPJDC is pleased to announce that Ms. Hunter has been selected as Line Staff of the Year.

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