Jefferson County Courthouse is managed by Jefferson County in Texas. The county operates the Jefferson County Public Health Department, which provides skilled nursing, family planning, laboratory, X-ray, and inpatient and outpatient hospital care services. It also manages the Jefferson County Library, which offers access to a variety of novels, biographies, magazines and books. The county operates the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, which manages law enforcement and corrections divisions, as well as provides emergency airborne response to crisis situations. Its engineering department offers pipeline and overweight permits. In addition, the county manages the Jefferson County Juvenile Probation Department, which works to direct the rehabilitation, education, care and security of youth offenders between the ages of 10 and 17.