Reporting Child Abuse/Neglect
VIA LINK Louisiana Parent Line
Phone: 833-LA-CHILD (833-522-4453)
Text: (225) 424-1533
VIA LINK offers the Louisiana Parent Line. Specialists offer emotional support, de-escalation, crisis intervention, and plans for coping. Follow-up calls can be arranged to increase parents' circle of support.
DCFS Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline
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. Trained social workers determine if the reported information constitutes a report of child abuse and/or neglect.