The Jefferson Parish Department of Streets is responsible for the maintenance of road surfaces and bridges. It provides street repair and maintenance services. The department administers contracts to private contractors for various maintenance procedures and develops capital improvement programs. The Jefferson Parish Department of Streets works in coordination with the engineering and transportation and development departments for facilitating the improvement of roadways. It is a part of the Jefferson Parish, which maintains several accounting finance, security, health and library departments. Jefferson Parish also features a department of human resource management that conducts various health care training programs.