First Parish Court is managed by Jefferson Parish in Louisiana. The parish, established in 1825, operates finance, police, fire, accounting, personnel, budget and animal shelter departments. Jefferson Parish in Louisiana manages the Jefferson Public Library, which maintains a collection of books, CDs, DVDs, and audio and video tapes, as well as offers computer classes. The parish also operates a health unit that provides treatment solutions for sexually transmitted diseases. It organizes block parties, fairs, festivals, foot races, walks, processions and parades. In addition, the parish manages a parks and recreation department that offers options to participate in several activities, such as softball and painting.