NOTICE! Boil Advisory Guideline for Louisiana Foster Caregivers
Many of Louisiana’s public water systems are under Boil Advisories. Download these Boil Advisory Guidelines for Louisiana Foster Caregivers.
Winter Storm Recovery Guidelines
Hurricane Delta DSNAP
Residents of Beauregard, Lafayette, Rapides, St. Landry and St. Martin parishes can apply for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) benefits to help buy groceries due to lost income or damages sustained from Hurricane Delta. This flyer from DCFS tells how to apply: Hurricane Delta – DSNAP
DCFS Child Welfare Hurricane Hotline 1-225-772-1356
Please be reminded that should you need to evacuate, please contact the foster care worker(s) or supervisor(s) of the child/ren in your care or your Home Development worker as soon as possible and provide your location information. If you cannot reach the DCFS worker, DCFS Child Welfare’s hurricane emergency hotline operates from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The DCFS Child Welfare Hurricane Hotline number is 1-225-772-1356.
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Quick Resource Flyers
Shelter and Emergency Food Stamps
Foster caregivers who need Emergency Shelter, text LASHELTER to 898-211.
If you need Emergency Food Stamps, call the LA HELP U Customer Service Center: 1-888-524-3578.
Emergency Preparedness Checklist for Foster Caregivers
Annually, DCFS staff provide caregivers with an Emergency Preparedness Checklist for Foster Caregivers that includes instructions and resources for caregivers during emergencies.
Loving Our Community’s Children
Contact: Sheri Sopher, 1-225-571-6632
Foster the Love
Contact: Heather Duhon, 1-337-205-2155
The Extra Mile
Contact: Heather Meylian, 1-337-230-6658
Our Savior’s Church
Contact: Angela Gagliano, 1-337-278-4994