We will continue a legacy of Leadership and Innovation in the practice, application and evolution of Juvenile Justice to build a foundation of excellence for the benefit of those we serve.

Mission Statement
The Judge Enrique H. Peña Juvenile Justice Center in partnership with our community is committed to promoting public safety through a professional culture which holds youth accountable in a manner conducive to personal growth, development, and dignity.

"When a Child Breaks The Law in Texas"
A child who breaks the law in Texas may enter a complex world of procedures, places and people called the juvenile justice system.

In Texas the ages of juvenile justice jurisdiction are 10 through 16. The handling of juveniles is strictly regulated by state law, but juvenile probation is locally administered at the county level.

This facility has a zero-tolerance policy regarding sexual abuse of youth.
To report sexual abuse, please tell a facility staff member or contact the Texas Juvenile Justice Department at 1-877-STOP-ANE (1-877-786-7263)

Visitor parking

The County of El Paso is happy to announce designated visitor parking for all constituents seeking assistance or services at the Family Youth Services Center or the Juvenile Justice Center!  You can now park conveniently and securely in the front parking spaces with the VISITORS logo on the pavement.

Spring 2010
Winter 2010

May 8th, 2007
BCMHC visit to Houston
National Mental Health Awareness Day
BCMHC History
Global Youth Service Day 2008
July 23, 2010 Juvenile Crime on the Rise