Are you a mandated reporter?  Are you familiar with the recent changes in Louisiana’s reporting guidelines?  Mandated reporters are legally obligated to report suspicions of abuse or face legal consequences.  To learn more, and/or take the free online training offered through the Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services, click HERE.

If you suspect a child has been the victim of abuse, or witnessed a violent crime, contact your local Police Department, Sheriff’s Office, Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) or, in the event of an emergency, call 911.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Personal Violence Unit: (504) 364-5362
Louisiana DCFS (if the offender lives with or cares for the child): (855) 4LA-KIDS