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DCFS Receives National Award for Excellence in Adoptions
November 12, 2019
The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Child Welfare Division an adoption excellence award for systemic change in foster care and adoption.
Extended Foster Care Program
October 15, 2019
Governor John Bel Edwards signed legislation to extend foster care to age 21 for all youth in care on their 18th birthday. The voluntary program allows DCFS to provide intensive services to aid in youths' transition to adulthood.