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DCFS Investigations Lead to Three Arrests for Assistance Fraud 09.30.11 - A Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation has resulted in the arrests of three individuals in St. Tammany and Livingston Parishes. They are accused of defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called Food Stamps, and other DCFS assistance programs of more than $42,000 by failing to report household members and by providing falsified verification in order to obtain ineligible benefits. DCFS Revokes Four Child Care Licenses for Serious Safety Violations 09.27.11 -- The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) has issued four child care license revocation notices to Haley's Learn and Play Corner in Shreveport, Kiddie Corral of Cenla in Boyce, Miss Muffett Head Start in Alexandria and Lake Ponchartrain Head Start in Reserve.
UPDATE: DCFS Investigation Leads to Two More Arrests for Felony Theft of Food Assistance Benefits by former Livingston Parish Residents 09.19.11 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) announced today that two more arrests have been made as a result of an investigation of fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called Food Stamps) in Livingston Parish bringing the total arrests to ten charged with theft of more than $66,000 in SNAP benefits. DCFS Investigations Lead to Eight Arrests on Charges of Felony Theft for Nutrition Assistance Fraud 09.16.11 - A Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation has resulted in the arrests of eight individuals in Livingston Parish accused of defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called Food Stamps) of nearly $56,000 by failing to report spouses and other household members and by providing falsified verification in order to obtain ineligible benefits.
DCFS Intercepts First Casino Winnings For Child Support Debt 09.09.11 - Just two days after the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) launched a pilot with Hollywood Casino to intercept casino winnings from non-custodial parents, a Baton Rouge area father became the first to hand over his winnings, surrendering nearly $2,000 in winnings on Thursday. Residents Encouraged to Pre-Apply for Disaster Food Assistance as Tropical Disturbance Expected to Impact Louisiana 09.01.11 - September is the height of hurricane season, and with a tropical disturbance over the Gulf of Mexico expected to impact Louisiana over the weekend, the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is encouraging residents to prepare by pre-applying online for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (DSNAP), formerly called Disaster Food Stamps.
"Most Wanted" Poster Features 18 Who Owe Nearly $945,000 in Child Support 09.01.11 - The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) today published its "Most Wanted" poster, a list of 18 non-custodial parents who owe nearly $945,000. The poster, which features individuals owing at least $10,000 who have not paid child support in at least six months, includes each non-payor's photo, last known address, number of children and how much they owe, along with "WANTED" printed in bright red across the top. DCFS Revokes Two Child Care Licenses in Baton Rouge, New Orleans Areas 08.30.11 - The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) has issued two child care license revocation notices to Jumpstart Preschool and Daycare of Jackson and The Preschool Learning Center, Inc. of New Orleans.
DCFS Debuts Online Delinquent Child Support Payment Search 8.29.11 - As part of Child Support Awareness Month, the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) today released a feature on its website that allows the public to easily search a database of non-custodial parents who owe child support. DCFS Reminds Parents of the Dangers of Leaving Children Unattended in Vehicles 08.17.11 - As the school year begins and routines change, the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services reminds parents and caregivers that children are at increased risk of serious heat-related illness, permanent brain damage, blindness, kidney failure and even death if left unattended in a car.
DCFS Issues Child Care License Revocation Notices to Two Child Care Centers for Safety Violations 08.12.11 - The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) has issued two child care license revocation notices to God’s Gift Child Care and Learning Center of Shreveport and Tiny Tots Day Care Pre-School of Natchitoches citing both centers in violation of child care standards involving safety. DCFS Launches New Number to Report Child Abuse 07.12.11 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has launched a new toll-free number for the public to report child abuse or neglect. The new toll-free number - 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) - replaces all previous local DCFS numbers used in the past to report child abuse to the Department. The new number is manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
DCFS Investigation Leads to Assistance Fraud Arrest 06.28.11 - A Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation resulted in the arrest of a Tangipahoa Parish woman accused of defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps) and the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) of nearly $22,000. State Officials Remind Louisiana Residents to Pack Essentials When Preparing to Evacuate 05.13.11 - As areas in Louisiana prepare for Mississippi River flooding, state officials are urging residents in potentially impacted parishes to prepare today by gathering belongs and vital medicines and records.
Residents Encouraged to Pre-Apply for Disaster Food Assistance Ahead of Possible Flooding, Hurricane Season 05.09.11 - As Louisiana residents eye the rising Mississippi River, the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is encouraging residents to prepare by pre-applying online for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (DSNAP), formerly called Disaster Food Stamps.  


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