Acadiana Center for Youth Opening Delayed

BUNKIE, La. — The scheduled July opening of the $20.1 million Acadiana Youth Center in Bunkie has been delayed by several months due to the state of Louisiana’s current budget crisis, according to Avoyelles Today. Although the opening has been delayed to September or October, the work has continued, and according to Johnny Qualls, the Office of Juvenile Justice’s regional director, the budget delay will work well with the construction timeline.

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