Department of Children & Family Services / Lake Charles Child Support Enforcement

Address

1417 Gadwell Street
Lake Charles, LA 70615

(888) 524-3578

http://www.dcfs.la.gov/

Date of Official Change:

December 16, 2015

AKA:

DCFS / Child Support Enforcement

Description:

Child Support is an obligation of a parent to provide emotional, financial, and medical support for a 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.

Child Support Enforcement Services
Services Provided
Parent Locator Service
Paternity Establishment
Establishing Orders (Determination Of Child Support)
Enforcing Orders
Collection and Distribution

Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Intake Process:

"Louisianians can now apply for complete a verification interview and receive benefits without stepping into a DCFS office. Using the online application can complete the process on their schedule and save time by not waiting in line at the DCFS office."
The online application is available at: www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/applyonline

To apply online, Louisiana citizens can visit the link: www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/applyonline
Create an account.
For Child Support: www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/childsupportapplication

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English; Interpreter available using the Language Line

Eligibility:

Different programs are administered with different eligibility requirements.

Please check the web site at www.dcfs.louisiana.gov

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

December 16, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency does not utilize volunteers

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

1417 Gadwell Street
Lake Charles, LA 70615

Mailing

P O Box 16777
Lake Charles, LA 70616

Contacts

Available Staff

Primary Contact

Department of Children & Family Services

Toll Free

(888) 524-3578

Phone Numbers

Department of Children & Family Services Toll Free

(888) 524-3578

Fax - Baton Rouge

(225) 663-3164

Fax - Lake Charles

(337) 491-2104

Legal Status:

State

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