Child support is an obligation of a parent to provide emotional, financial and medical support for their child or children.  DCFS offers parent locator and paternity establishment services, as well as assistance to establish and enforce child support orders and collection and distribution of child support payments.

For an application and information on Child Support Services please access the the website or call 1-888-LAHELP-U or 1-888-524-3578.

For the link to Louisiana’s Child Support Enforcement page, visit