Orleans Parish Juvenile Court

JV Court HomeWelcome to the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court (OPJC), a judicial institution committed to upholding the Louisiana Children's Code and providing exceptional services to children, youth, and families in our community.

Our mission is to administer justice fairly, efficiently, and compassionately in all matters brought before us. We strive to create a safe, supportive environment where the rights and well-being of every child are protected and nurtured.​

OPJC Budget, Fees, and Special Meeting Information

All fines and fees, including, but not limited to, bond, bond processing fee, traffic and adoptions.

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Orleans Parish Juvenile Court

(504) 658-9500 (504) 658-9570

Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Holiday Hours

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January 11, 2021 | From City of New Orleans

City Releases Juvenile Justice Programming Handbook on System-Involved Youth

The Office of Youth and Families and the Office of Criminal Justice Coordination released the 2021 City of New Orleans Juvenile Justice Programming Handbook, which contains detailed information on the City’s programs offered to system-involved youth.

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September 17, 2019 | From City of New Orleans


NEW ORLEANS — Mayor LaToya Cantrell today joined other officials to meet with prospective job applicants and staff at the Juvenile Justice Intervention Center's first-ever Job Fair to help fill as many as 70 new positions. Mayor Cantrell also helped celebrate the unveiling of the Center's new signs after its renaming from the Youth Study Center.

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May 29, 2019 | From City of New Orleans


NEW ORLEANS – Mayor LaToya Cantrell today announced plans to curb juvenile crime and offer effective solutions to ensure that young people are safe in our city while promoting public safety.

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