The Juvenile Justice Center (JJC) is the central location of the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department’s administrative offices and Intake Court Services. It also houses the Juvenile Detention Center (JDC), which is designated as the primary detention facility for juveniles in Harris County who are referred for delinquent conduct. Several agencies involved in the administration of juvenile justice are located in the JJC; including the Juvenile District Courts, the District Attorney’s Office Juvenile Section, the District Clerk Juvenile Section, and the CPS Project Court.
1200 Congress St., Houston, TX 77002 Phone: 713-222-4100
Thomas Brooks, Executive Director
Henry Gonzales, Assistant Executive Director
The Juvenile Justice Center does not have visitor parking. City of Houston paid metered parking is available on the streets surrounding the building. These parking spaces are limited and consistently filled during business hours. There are several parking garages and large surface parking lots within walking distance of the building. Parking rates vary according to location and the time of day. For a map of downtown parking locations, click here.
The Harris County Youth Services Center
The Youth Services Center (YSC) serves as a 24-hour intake center for youth, ages 10 to 17, who are referred for status offenses such as runaway, truancy and curfew violations, or Class C Misdemeanors, and those who are in need of crisis intervention.
6300 Chimney Rock Rd., Houston, TX 77081 Phone: 713-295-2600
Carolyn Hall-Lacy, Administrator