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About Us

Mission

Department MISSION

DCFS is working to keep children safe, helping individuals and families become self-sufficient, and providing safe refuge during disasters. 

Department VISION

We care for the well-being and safety of Louisiana's  people.

Department VALUES

Treating all people with dignity, compassion and respect, while providing services with integrity.