Help us protect Louisiana's children. Report Child Abuse & Neglect: 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Welcome.

How can we help you?

Adult, child hands holding a red wooden heart

Children in Need of Forever Homes

We believe that every child has an urgent need and the right
to a safe and permanent family of his own.

Learn More 

UPCOMING EVENTS

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Find Services Near You

From DCFS offices to Safe Haven locations and community partners, like food pantries, health clinics, councils on aging and other resources.

Search Locations

Stay Up-to-date

Sign up for DCFS News for agency news delivered to your inbox.

eNews Sign Up

DCFS By The Numbers

For December 2022

SNAP
(FOOD STAMPS)

452,455

Households

CHILD
SUPPORT

$31,643,612

Collected

CHILD ABUSE
CASES

1,942

Investigations

FOSTER
CHILDREN

3,933

Served

Connect With Us

View this site in another language: