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
Be There for Louisiana's Families
December 19, 2023
Discover simple ways to make a big difference for children and families in your community.
DCFS Urges Immediate PIN Change Amid Skimming Device Discovery
November 29, 2023
11.29.2023 - DCFS is urging all EBT cardholders to immediately change their PIN, after the Department was alerted to the discovery of multiple skimming devices at multiple retail locations throughout the state.
DCFS, New Orleans Public Library Unite to Help with Public Assistance Applications
November 28, 2023
New Orleans-area residents can now get help with certain public assistance applications at three Orleans Parish libraries, thanks to a partnership between the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the New Orleans Public Library (Library).
DCFS Launches SET for Success Workforce Development Website
September 20, 2023
In keeping with its growing emphasis on expanding workforce development opportunities for the individuals it serves, the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services is launching a SET for Success workforce website with related resources for participants in SNAP, FITAP and Child Support Enforcement programs. The SET for Success program offers participants the skills, education and training to improve their job prospects and secure a brighter future for their families.
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)