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Juvenile Records Requests

General Juvenile Records and Documents may be requested through the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department’s Custodian of Records.

​By Mail ​Harris County Juvenile Probation Department
Custodian of Records
Administrative Services
1200 Congress St., 3rd Floor
Houston, TX 77002
By Phone ​713-222-4163
​By Fax 713-222-4387
In Person Juvenile Justice Center Building 
1200 Congress St., 3rd Floor Reception Desk
Juvenile Justice Center Building
Houston, TX 77002

​Hours: M – F, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

 School Records Requests

​Excel Academy Charter School

Youth in the Juvenile Justice Center (JJC), Burnett-Bayland Rehabilitation Center (BBRC), Harris County Youth Village (HCYV), Harris County Leadership Academy (HCLA) and who attend the Education Transition Center (ETC) are enrolled in the Excel Academy Charter School.

To request school records, contact the Data Specialist at the most recent campus attended:

​Facility ​Phone
JJC ​713-222-4357 or 713-222-4923
BBRC ​713-222-4451
HCLA ​713-222-4643
HCYV ​713-222-4787
ETC ​713-222-4577 or 713-222-4595


Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program

Youth who do not reside in facilities of the Juvenile Probation Department, but who have been expelled from their home schools, attend the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). To request school records, contact the registrar at 713-669-0799, ext. 115.

 Sealing of Juvenile Records

Click here for a detailed guide on sealing Records

Three programs are available in Harris County offer sealing of records services at no cost for juveniles who qualify:

  1. The Houston Volunteer Lawyers Juvenile Sealing Project Please visit www.makejusticehappen.org, email sealings@hvlp.org, or contact our Legal Services Staff at 713-228-0735 for more information.
  2. The University of Houston Law Center/Juvenile and Children's Advocacy Project Sealing Program Please visit: www.jcaptexas.com, email info@jcaptexas.org, or contact Katya Dow at 713-743-1011 or Emanuele Di Stefano at 713-743-1132 for more information.
  3. The Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy. Inc. at Texas Southern University-Clean State Cooperative Please visit: www.tsulaw.edu/centers/ECI or contact one of their dedicated staff at 713-313-1130.

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