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Child Welfare & Attendance / Safe & Drug Free Schools

The Child Welfare and Attendance Department is dedicated to improving school climate and increasing school attendance.
 
Students with DARE shirts
This department is the link between school and district personnel and students and families, providing a wide range of programs addressing student discipline, school safety, enrollment and residency, compulsory school attendance and truancy reduction.
 
Ensuring the safety of students is a key mission of the Child Welfare Department. To report child abuse and neglect, call the Department of Children and Family Services Child Protection hotline at 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) toll free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
 
Interim Director of Child Welfare & Attendance
Cory Butler
985.479.8319
 
Truant Officer
Geraldine Sandle
985.479.8130

Clerk
Lucila Arzu
985.479.8102

Clerk
Penny Watkins
985.479.8140
 
Fax Numbers:
985.479.1708
985.536.3204