Child Abuse

How can I report child abuse or neglect?


Call 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) toll free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


This hotline is staffed by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services' Child Protection hotline at 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437).






Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Customer Service Center: 1-888-LAHELP-U (1-888-524-3578)




Any police or sheriff's department; see "Other Government Agencies" by clicking here on this website.


St. Tammany Parish

Justice Center

22nd Judicial District Court

701 N Columbia Street

Covington, LA 70433

(985) 809-5300

Washington Parish Courthouse

22nd Judicial District Court

909 Pearl Street

Franklinton, LA 70438

(985) 809-5300

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