• 2023-06-07: Child Advocacy works!  On June 7, 2023, Louisiana’s Legislature passed SB137, the bill which will create the Louisiana Office of Children’s Ombudsman. Among the last states to have a Children’s Ombudsman, Louisiana can take advantage of the decades of experience other states’ Ombuds have in ensuring children receive quality services.
  • 2022-10-22: Follow our new website for Louisiana’s child advocates, LouisianaChildAdvocacy.com, as it develops.
  • 2022-07-20: UPDATE:  Added Youth Mental Health: Louisiana The State We’re In Hear from Methodist Children’s Home Southeast Louisiana Program Director Marlín Torres Giacona and VP of Public Relations and Development Sarah Head as they share about our mission and ministry on Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
  • 2022-06-28: UPDATE:  Added 3D Tour of Methodist Children’s Home of Southeast Louisiana. Take a tour of our newest facility located in Loranger, LA. The new Methodist Children’s Home of Southeast Louisiana will serve children between the ages of 7 and 14 years with specialized therapeutic care.

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Louisiana Child Advocacy

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Open Letter to Governor and Legislature regarding Department of Children and Family Services

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