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DCFS Investigations Lead to Seven Convictions for Food Assistance Fraud 01.14.13 - A Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation has led to the sentencing of seven Louisiana residents after receiving nearly $84,000 in ineligible Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. DCFS Announces Reduction of $2.2 million in 2013 Mid-Year Budget 12.14.12 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services today announced a reduction of $2.2 million in state general funds for FY 2013, as well as the reallocation of $5.5 million in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funding to achieve additional general fund savings.
Franklin, St. Tammany Residents Plead Guilty to Food Assistance Fraud 12.06.12 - An investigation by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services' (DCFS) Fraud and Recovery Unit has led to two women pleading guilty to receiving nearly $30,000 in ineligible Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Online Initiative Helps 64 Foster Children Find Adoptive Families, More Foster and Adoptive Placements Needed 12.04.2012 - Since the 2009 launch of the Department of Children and Family Services' Online Adoption Initiative, 64 children in the state's foster care system who were featured on the website have found permanent, loving homes. The Online Adoption Initiative connects foster children with potential adoptive families through the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) website.
Louisiana Receives Adoption Incentive Award for Fourth Consecutive Year 11.21.12 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has received more than $1.4 million as part of an Adoption Incentive Award funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This marks the fourth consecutive year DCFS has received an award. Livingston, Tangipahoa Residents Plead Guilty to Food Assistance Fraud 11.20.12 - An investigation by the Fraud and Recovery Unit at the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has led to two women pleading guilty to charges of obtaining nearly $21,000 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
Regions Across Louisiana Host Events for Adoption Awareness Month 11.16.12 - In celebration of Adoption Awareness Month, regions throughout Louisiana are hosting special events to raise awareness and promote adoption and foster care. One goal of Adoption Awareness Month is to recruit new foster and adoptive parents. DCFS Team Deployed to New Jersey to Assist with Hurricane Sandy Response 11.13.12 - A team of three emergency responders from the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) recently traveled to New Jersey to assist local officials in their ESF-6 sheltering mission as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
DCFS Celebrates Adoption Awareness Month with Families and Children at Governor's Mansion 11.02.12 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) celebrated the record 652 Louisiana Children who were adopted by 468 families over the past year at the 14th Annual Adoption Celebration at the Governor's Mansion this Friday afternoon. Governor's Children's Cabinet Launches Louisiana Kids' Dashboard to Track Children's Well-Being 10.09.12 - For the first time, Louisiana families, policymakers and advocates have a central, easily accessible website to track numerous indicators of children's well-being, including health outcomes, educational progress and poverty level. This allows the public, at a glance, to see how the State compares nationally and what progress is being made.
DCFS Issues $103.8 Million in DSNAP Benefits 10.01.12 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) today announced that the agency issued $103,842,960 in Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) benefits in the 21 parishes approved for assistance. DCFS Announces Friday Schedule for DSNAP Sites 09.27.12 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has released the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) schedule for Friday in East Baton Rouge, the final day sites will be open in the parish. The six sites will serve parish residents who have last names beginning with S-Z on Friday. All sites will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
DCFS Announces Thursday Schedule for DSNAP Sites 09.26.12 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has released the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) schedule for Thursday in East Baton Rouge. The six sites will serve parish residents who have last names beginning with M-R on Thursday. All sites will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. DCFS Announces Wednesday Schedule for DSNAP Sites 09.25.12 - DCFS has released the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) schedule for Wednesday. In East Baton Rouge, sites Wednesday will serve parish residents who have last names beginning with H-L. On Wednesday, sites will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., except Healing Place Church, which will close at Noon because of previously scheduled events at the church.
DCFS Announces Tuesday Schedule for DSNAP Sites 09.24.12 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has released the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) schedule for Tuesday in the three parishes where residents are currently eligible to apply for the assistance. In East Baton Rouge, sites on Tuesday will serve parish residents who have last names beginning with D-G. Sites will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.  


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