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14 Deadbeat Parents Top List of DCFS's Most Wanted 02.03.15 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) today released the 2015 Louisiana Child Support Most Wanted poster. It features the names and photos of 14 non-custodial parents who owe nearly half a million dollars in past-due child support. DCFS Commended for Child Support Collections 01.15.15 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has been lauded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF) for exceptional child support enforcement collections.
"Home for the Holidays" Supports Adoption From Foster Care 12.18.14 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) announced today a special holiday program focusing on adoption from foster care that will air across Louisiana Friday. Child Support Round Up Nets $57,000 in Lafayette Parish 12.11.14 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), in collaboration with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office (LPSO), collected more than $57,000 in unpaid child support in Lafayette Parish over the past six weeks.
DCFS Warns of Possible Phone Scam 12.10.14 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is warning the public of a potential scam that has been reported in the Lafayette area. Louisiana One of Four States Awarded Grant to Address Child Trafficking 12.03.14 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), HP Serve and LouisianaChildren.org have been awarded a prestigious federal grant to prevent and investigate child trafficking for those in, or at risk of involvement with, the child welfare population.
Kim Glapion-Bertrand Appointed DCFS Deputy Secretary of Programs 11.18.14 - The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has announced that Kim Glapion-Bertrand will serve as Deputy Secretary of Programs. DCFS Hosts 16th Annual Adoption Reception at the Governor's Mansion 11.14.14 - Despite cold temperatures, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) today held its 16th Annual Adoption Celebration at the Governor's Mansion in Baton Rouge to celebrate the 627 Louisiana foster children adopted by 459 families between October 1, 2013, and September 30, 2014.
Eleven Louisiana Residents Sentenced to Public Assistance Benefits Fraud 09.30.14 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services announces the convictions of 11 Louisiana residents who fraudulently received more than $81,000 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) benefits. Former DCFS Audit Director Sentenced Today 09.24.14 - Delrice Augustus, former director of the Bureau of Auditing and Compliance Services for the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), was sentenced today for theft from a federally funded entity. Augustus pleaded guilty on May 28 to using a state credit card for more than $25,000 in personal purchases.
DCFS Secretary Selected for CWLA Advisory Committee 09.12.14 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) announced today that Secretary Suzy Sonnier has been selected as a member of the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) Faith-Based Advisory Committee. Drowning Dangers Still Present as Summer Season Comes to an End 08.28.14 - As families celebrate this Labor Day Weekend, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) reminds parents and caregivers that the potential risk of drowning, whether in a swimming pool or natural body of water, is still present.
DCFS Collects More than $2 Million in Arrears Through Casino Intercept Program 08.25.14 - More than $2 million in Louisiana gambling winnings have gone directly to the children of non-custodial parents who are behind on child support. As of June 2014, the Department of Children and Family Services' (DCFS) child support casino intercept program has collected $2,052,985.80 from 1,526 non-custodial parents who owed back child support. DCFS Urges Extra Caution With Fireworks Around Children 07.03.14 - As the country celebrates Independence Day, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) reminds parents and caregivers to use extra caution with fireworks around children. Improper handling of fireworks can cause burns and eye injuries.
DCFS Announces Domestic Violence Funding 06.17.14 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) will fund 16 domestic violence service providers across the state, including one provider that is expanding to Shreveport and Natchitoches.  


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