Protecting the rights of children
and youth to help them overcome
barriers and transition into
adulthood, better advocate for
their needs, and successfully
contribute to society.
The Central Juvenile Defender Center is one of the nine Regional Centers of the National Juvenile Defender Center. CDJC focuses on juvenile law issues in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, and Tennessee. CJDC is based at the Children’s Law Center, Inc., in Covington, Kentucky.