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back to topREGION: ORLEANS

Parishes: Orleans, St. Bernard, Jefferson, Plaquemines

Questions about Child Care Licensing
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service, Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section (225) 342-9905

Questions about Quality Start Child Care Rating System
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service - Child Care Quality Improvement Unit (225) 342-0694

Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098, Lavonselle Longmyle lavonselle.longmyle@LA.GOV

Regional Child Care Resource and Referral Agency (CCR&R) - Agenda for Children, local (504) 486-8509 or toll free (800) 486-1712

Questions about Tiered Bonus Payments Based on the Number of Stars
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service(225) 342-0694.

Questions about Staff Qualifications in Quality Start
Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development System (800) 245-8925 or click here

 

Mental Health Consultation

Who do I call to request a Mental Health Consultant?
Call Marylynn Gagnon – (504) 988-7387 or email at mgagnon@tulane.edu

General information questions about the mental health consultation program
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

Who can I call for general information questions about conducting social emotional screenings in my child care center?  Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

 

Environment Rating Scales

Who do I call to begin the official ERS assessment process?
Call the Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098.

General information questions about the environment rating scales
Call Angela Keyes, PhD – (504) 988-2775 or akeyes@tulane.edu.

Who do I contact to schedule a practice ERS assessment?
Tulane University - Mary Munoz at mmunoz@tulane.edu.

back to topREGION: NORTHSHORE

Parishes: St. Helena, Livingston, Tangipahoa, Washington, St. Tammany

Questions about Child Care Licensing
DCFS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section (225) 342-9905

Questions about Quality Start Child Care Rating System
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service - Child Care Quality Improvement Unit (225) 342-0694 Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098, Tara Loeske Tara.Loeske@LA.GOV

Regional Child Care Resource & Referral Agency (CCR&R) – Agenda for Children, local (504) 586-8509 or toll free (800) 486-1712

Questions about Tiered Bonus Payments Based on the Number of Stars
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service (225) 342-0694.

Questions about Staff Qualifications in Quality Start
Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development System (800) 245-8925 or Click here.

 

Mental Health Consultation

Who do I call to request a Mental Health Consultant?
Call Marylynn Gagnon – (504) 988-7387 or email at mgagnon@tulane.edu.

General information questions about the mental health consultation program.
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

Who can I call for general information questions about conducting social emotional screenings in my child care center?
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

 

Environment Rating Scale Assessments

Who do I call to begin the official ERS assessment process?
Call the Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098.

General information questions about the environment rating scales.
Call Angela Keyes, PhD – (504) 988-2775 or akeyes@tulane.edu

Who do I contact to schedule a practice ERS assessment?
Family Service of Baton Rouge – Elizabeth Kief ekief@fsgbr.org

back to topREGION: HOUMA/THIBODAUX

Parishes: Assumption, Ascension, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Charles, Lafourche, Terrebonne

Questions about Child Care Licensing
DCFS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section (225) 342-9905

Questions about Quality Start Child Care Rating System
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service- Child Care Quality Improvement Unit (225) 342-0694 Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098, Lavonselle Longmyle Lavonselle.Longmyle@LA.GOV

Regional Child Care Resource & Referral Agency (CCR&R) – Child Care Resources (Agenda for Children), local (985) 446-8330 or toll free (800) 486-1712

Questions about Tiered Bonus Payments Based on the Number of Stars
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service (225) 342-0694.

Questions about Staff Qualifications in Quality Start
Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development System (800) 245-8925 or click here.

 

Mental Health Consultation

Who do I call to request a Mental Health Consultant?
Call Marylynn Gagnon – (504) 988-7387 or mgagnon@tulane.edu

General information questions about the mental health consultation program.
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or aboothe@tulane.edu

Who can I call for general information questions about conducting social emotional screenings in my child care center?
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

 

Environment Rating Scale Assessments

Who do I call to begin the official ERS assessment process?
Call the Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098.

General information questions about the environment rating scales.
Call Angela Keyes, PhD – (504) 988-2775 or akeyes@tulane.edu.

Who do I contact to schedule a practice ERS assessment?
Tulane University – Mary Munoz mmunoz@tulane.edu.

back to topREGION: BATON ROUGE

Parishes: West Feliciana, East Feliciana, Pointe Coupee, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville

Questions about Child Care Licensing
DCFS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section (225) 342-9905

Questions about Quality Start Child Care Rating System
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service- Child Care Quality Improvement Unit (225) 342-0694 Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098, Mary Jo Smith MaryJo.T.Smith@LA.GOV

Regional Child Care Resource & Referral Agency (CCR&R) – Volunteers of America, Partnerships in Child Care, local (225) 926-8005 or toll free (888) 926-8005

Questions about Tiered Bonus Payments Based on the Number of Stars
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service (225) 342-0694.

Questions about Staff Qualifications in Quality Start
Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development System (800) 245-8925 or click here

 

Mental Health Consultation

Who do I call to request a Mental Health Consultant?
Call Marylynn Gagnon – (504) 988-7387 or mgagnon@tulane.edu

General information questions about the mental health consultation program.
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or aboothe@tulane.edu

Who can I call for general information questions about conducting social emotional screenings in my child care center?
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

 

Environment Rating Scale Assessments

Who do I call to begin the official ERS assessment process?
Call the Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098.

General information questions about the environment rating scales.
Call Angela Keyes, PhD – (504) 988-2775 or akeyes@tulane.edu.

Who do I contact to schedule a practice ERS assessment?
Family Service of Baton Rouge – Elizabeth Kief ekief@fsgbr.org

back to topREGION: LAFAYETTE

Parishes: Evangeline, St. Landry, Acadia, Lafayette, St. Martin, Vermilion, Iberia, St. Mary, St. Martin

Questions about Child Care Licensing
DCFS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section (225) 342-9905

Questions about Quality Start Child Care Rating System
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service - Child Care Quality Improvement Unit (225) 342-0694 Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098, Mary Jo Smith MaryJo.T.Smith@LA.GOV

Regional Child Care Resource & Referral Agency (CCR&R) – First Years, local (337) 332-8551 or toll free (866) 374-9460

Questions about Tiered Bonus Payments Based on the Number of Stars
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service (225) 342-0694.

Questions about Staff Qualifications in Quality Start
Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development System (800) 245-8925 or click here.

 

Mental Health Consultation

Who do I call to request a Mental Health Consultant?
Call Marylynn Gagnon – (504) 988-7387 or mgagnon@tulane.edu

General information questions about the mental health consultation program.
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or aboothe@tulane.edu.

Who can I call for general information questions about conducting social emotional screenings in my child care center?
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

 

Environment Rating Scale Assessments

Who do I call to begin the official ERS assessment process?
Call the Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098.

General information questions about the environment rating scales.
Call Angela Keyes, PhD – (504) 988-2775 or akeyes@tulane.edu.

Who do I contact to schedule a practice ERS assessment?
Family Tree – Anjenette Holmes anjenettevh@aol.com 

 

back to topREGION: LAKE CHARLES

Parishes: Beauregard, Allen, Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis, Cameron

Questions about Child Care Licensing
DCFS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section (225) 342-9905

Questions about Quality Start Child Care Rating System
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service - Child Care Quality Improvement Unit (225) 342-0694 Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098, Mary Jo Smith MaryJo.T.Smith@LA.GOV

Regional Child Care Resource & Referral Agency (CCR&R) – First Years, local (337) -478-9746 or toll free (866) 374-9460

Questions about Tiered Bonus Payments Based on the Number of Stars
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service(225) 342-0694.

Questions about Staff Qualifications in Quality Start
Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development System (800) 245-8925 or click here

 

Mental Health Consultation

Who do I call to request a Mental Health Consultant?
Call Marylynn Gagnon – (504) 988-7387 or mgagnon@tulane.edu

General information questions about the mental health consultation program.
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or aboothe@tulane.edu

Who can I call for general information questions about conducting social emotional screenings in my child care center?
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

 

Environment Rating Scale Assessments

Who do I call to begin the official ERS assessment process?
Call the Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098.

General information questions about the environment rating scales.
Call Angela Keyes, PhD – (504) 988-2775 or akeyes@tulane.edu.

Who do I contact to schedule a practice ERS assessment?
Family Tree – Anjenette Holmes anjenettevh@aol.com

 

back to topREGION: ALEXANDRIA

Parishes: Winn, Grant, La Salle, Catahoula, Concordia, Avoyelles, Rapides, Vernon

Questions about Child Care Licensing
DCFS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section (225) 342-9905

Questions about Quality Start Child Care Rating System
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service - Child Care Quality Improvement Unit (225) 342-0694 Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098, Tonya Plauche Tonya.Plauche@LA.GOV

Regional Child Care Resource & Referral Agency (CCR&R) – NSU Child and Family Network, local (318) -484-2184 or toll free (800) 796-9080

Questions about Tiered Bonus Payments Based on the Number of Stars
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service(225) 342-0694.

Questions about Staff Qualifications in Quality Start
Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development System (800) 245-8925 or click here

 

Mental Health Consultation

Who do I call to request a Mental Health Consultant?
Call Marylynn Gagnon – (504) 988-7387 or mgagnon@tulane.edu

General information questions about the mental health consultation program.
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or aboothe@tulane.edu

Who can I call for general information questions about conducting social emotional screenings in my child care center?
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

 

Environment Rating Scale Assessments

Who do I call to begin the official ERS assessment process?
Call the Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098.

General information questions about the environment rating scales.
Call Angela Keyes, PhD – (504) 988-2775 or akeyes@tulane.edu.

Who do I contact to schedule a practice ERS assessment?
Wellspring – TeYonda Manning teyondamanningqrsanchor@yahoo.com
Wellspring – Angela D’Angelo a.dangelo25@yahoo.com

back to topREGION: MONROE

Parishes: Union, Morehouse, West Carroll, East Carroll, Madison, Richland, Ouachita, Lincoln, Caldwell, Franklin, Tensas

Questions about Child Care Licensing
DCFS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section (225) 342-9905

Questions about Quality Start Child Care Rating System
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service - Child Care Quality Improvement Unit (225) 342-0694 Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098, Pam Futch Pamela.Futch@LA.GOV

Regional Child Care Resource & Referral Agency (CCR&R) – Child Care Connections, local (318) 323-4522 or toll free (877) 206-0819

Questions about Tiered Bonus Payments Based on the Number of Stars
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service (225) 342-0694.

Questions about Staff Qualifications in Quality Start
Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development System (800) 245-8925 or click here

 

Mental Health Consultation

Who do I call to request a Mental Health Consultant?
Call Marylynn Gagnon – (504) 988-7387 or mgagnon@tulane.edu

General information questions about the mental health consultation program.
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or aboothe@tulane.edu

Who can I call for general information questions about conducting social emotional screenings in my child care center?
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

 

Environment Rating Scale Assessments

Who do I call to begin the official ERS assessment process?
Call the Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098.

General information questions about the environment rating scales.
Call Angela Keyes, PhD – (504) 988-2775 or akeyes@tulane.edu.

Who do I contact to schedule a practice ERS assessment?
Wellspring – Angela D’Angelo a.dangelo25@yahoo.com

back to topREGION: SHREVEPORT

Parishes: Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Bienville, Jackson, Caddo, Red River, De Soto, Sabine, Natchitoches

Questions about Child Care Licensing
DCFS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section (225) 342-9905

Questions about Quality Start Child Care Rating System
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service - Child Care Quality Improvement Unit (225) 342-0694 Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098, Pam Futch Pamela.Futch@LA.GOV

Regional Child Care Resource & Referral Agency (CCR&R) – NSU Child and Family Network, local (318) -677-3150 or toll free (800) 796-9080

Questions about Tiered Bonus Payments Based on the Number of Stars
DCFS Division of Children & Family Service (225) 342-0694.

Questions about Staff Qualifications in Quality Start
Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development System (800) 245-8925 or click here

 

Mental Health Consultation

Who do I call to request a Mental Health Consultant?
Call Marylynn Gagnon – (504) 988-7387 or mgagnon@tulane.edu

General information questions about the mental health consultation program.
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or aboothe@tulane.edu

Who can I call for general information questions about conducting social emotional screenings in my child care center?
Call Allison Boothe, PhD – (504) 988-2714 or email at aboothe@tulane.edu

 

Environment Rating Scale Assessments

Who do I call to begin the official ERS assessment process?
Call the Regional DCFS Child Care Quality Specialist (800) 680-9098.

General information questions about the environment rating scales.
Call Angela Keyes, PhD – (504) 988-2775 or akeyes@tulane.edu.

Who do I contact to schedule a practice ERS assessment?
Wellspring – TeYonda Manning at  teyondamanningqrsanchor@yahoo.com

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