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
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DCFS Awarded Code for America's Government Changemaker Award
May 16, 2023
05.16.23 - DCFS was named the inaugural recipient of Code for America’s Government Changemaker Award Tuesday at the organization’s annual summit in Washington, D.C. The recognition underscores DCFS’s commitment to leveraging technology and innovation to better serve Louisiana’s children and families.
My Community Cares
May 04, 2023
My Community Cares (MCC) is a neighborhood-driven, community-focused initiative, designed to strengthen families and support communities. The ultimate goal is to ensure that every neighborhood in Louisiana has access to the services and supports they need to be healthy and safe.
USDA FNS Approves Louisiana for Fourth Round of Pandemic EBT
April 26, 2023
04.26.2023 - DCFS, in coordination with the Louisiana Department of Education, received approval from USDA FNS to issue Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to eligible children for the 2022-2023 school year, child care and summer.
Snap For College Students
April 14, 2023
College students enrolled at least half-time in an institution of higher education may be eligible to receive aid through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
December 07, 2022
The Kinship Navigator Program (KNP) serves as an information and referral network for kinship caregivers who are providing full-time care to children other than their own.
Support & Report
August 15, 2022
VIA LINK offers the Louisiana Parent Line. Specialists offer emotional support, de-escalation, crisis intervention, and plans for coping. 833-LA-CHILD (833-522-4453)
If you know a Louisiana child is being abused or neglected, call toll-free, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All calls are confidential. 855-4LA-KIDS (855-452-5437)