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Louisiana Adoption Directory

Source: National Adoption Information Clearinghouse

 

State Agencies

State Adoption Specialist
Louisiana Department of Social Services
Office of Community Services
Lillian Smith
5700 Florida Boulevard, 8th Floor, P.O. Box 3318
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 216-6925
Fax: (225) 342-4086
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/offocs/index.htm
E-mail: trlill@ocs.dss.state.la.us

State Foster Care Manager
Louisiana Department of Social Services
Office of Community Services
Jean Pittman
P.O. Box 3318
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 342-4006
Fax: (225) 342-9087
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/offocs/index.htm
E-mail: jpittma1@dss.state.la.us

State Licensing Specialist
Louisiana Department of Social Services
Bureau of Licensing
Thalia Stevenson
P.O. Box 3078
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3078
(225) 922-0015
Fax: (225) 922-0014
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/offos/html/licensing.html

State ICPC Administrator
Louisiana Department of Social Services
Office of Community Services
P.O. Box 3318
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 342-2297

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State Adoption Exchange/State Photolisting Service
Louisiana Adoption Resource Exchange (LARE)
P.O. Box 3318
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Toll Free: (800) 259-3428
World Wide Web: http://www.adopt.org/la/
E-mail: hdconnie@ocs.dss.state.la.us

State Reunion Registry
Louisiana Voluntary Adoption Registry
P.O. Box 3318
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Toll Free: (800) 259-2456
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/offocs/html/registry.html

Attorney Referral Service
Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130-3404
(504) 566-1600
Toll Free: (800) 421-5722
World Wide Web: http://www.lsba.org
E-mail: lsbainfo@lsba.org

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Local Public Agencies

Louisiana Office of Community Services
Monroe Regional Office
Counties Served: Caldwell, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, West Carroll
State Office Bldg, P.O. Box 3047, 122 St. John Street, Room 450
Monroe, LA 71210
(318) 362-3362
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/dirocs/html/regions.html

Louisiana Office of Community Services
Orleans Regional Office
Counties Served: Orleans
P.O. Drawer 57149, 1001 Howard Avenue, 16th and 17th Floors
New Orleans, LA 70157-7149
(504) 568-7413
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/dirocs/html/regions.html

Louisiana Office of Community Services
Lake Charles Regional Office
Counties Served: Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Camerson, Jefferson Davis
P.O. Box 16865, 4016 Avenue F
Lake Charles, LA 70616
(337) 491-2189
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/dirocs/html/regions.html

Louisiana Office of Community Services
Shreveport Regional Office
Counties Served: Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, Webster
State Office Building, 1525 Fairfield Avenue, Room 850
Shreveport, LA 71101-4388
(318) 676-7100
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/dirocs/html/regions.html

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Louisiana Office of Community Services
Alexandria Regional Office
Counties Served: Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, Vernon, Winn
P.O. Box 832, 900 Murray Street, 2nd Floor
Alexandria, LA 71309
(318) 487-5227
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/dirocs/html/regions.html

Louisiana Office of Community Services
Jefferson Regional Office
Counties Served: Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard
P.O. Box 10009, 800 West Commerce, Suite 500
Harahan, LA 70123
(504) 736-7151
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/dirocs/html/regions.html

Louisiana Office of Community Services
Covington Regional Office
Counties Served: Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Washington
361 Holiday Boulevard
Covington, LA 70433
(504) 893-6363
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/dirocs/html/regions.html

Louisiana Office of Community Services
Baton Rouge Regional Office
Counties Served: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana
P.O. Box 66789, 1967 North Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 342-0494
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/dirocs/html/regions.html

Louisiana Office of Community Services
Lafayette Regional Office
Counties Served: Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Vermilion
825 Kaliste Saloom Road, Room 218
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 262-5970
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/dirocs/html/regions.html

Louisiana Office of Community Services
Thibodaux Regional Office
Counties Served: Assumption, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, St. John, Terrebone
1416 Tiger Drive
Thibodaux, LA 70301-4337
(504) 449-5055
World Wide Web: http://www.dss.state.la.us/dirocs/html/regions.html

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Licensed Private Adoption Agencies

(* Indicates Agencies with Intercountry Programs)

Acorn Adoption, Inc.
3350 Ridgelake Drive, Suite 259
Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 838-0080
Toll Free: (888) 221-1370
World Wide Web: http://www.acornadoption.org
E-mail: acornadoption@msn.com

*Beacon House Adoption Services, Inc
15254 Old Hammond Hwy, Suite C-2
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 272-3221
Toll Free: (888) 987-6300
World Wide Web: http://www.beaconhouseadoption.com
E-mail: BeaconHouse@worldnet.att.net

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
1000 Howard Avenue, Suite 1200
New Orleans, LA 70113-1916
(504) 523-3755
World Wide Web: http://www.catholiccharities-no.org
E-mail: ccano@archdiocese-no.org

Catholic Social Services of Houma - Thibodaux
P.O. Box 3894
Houma, LA 70361
(985) 876-0490
Fax: (985) 876-7751
E-mail: rgorman@htdiocese.org

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Catholic Social Services of Lafayette
1408 Carmel Avenue
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 261-5654
Toll Free: (800) 256-7222
World Wide Web: http://www.dol-louisiana.org

Children's Bureau of New Orleans
210 Baronne Street, Suite 722
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 525-2366

D. Missy Everson, LCSW, DCSW - A Professional Corporation
2020 East 70th Street, Suite #205
Shreveport, LA 71105
(318) 798-7664
Fax: (318) 861-1710
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptinla.com
E-mail: dmeapc@aol.com

*Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76132-4122
(817) 922-6088
Toll Free: (800) 452-3639
Fax: (817) 922-6040
World Wide Web: http://www.gladney.org
E-mail: info@gladney.org

Holy Cross Child Placement Agency, Inc.
910 Pierremont Road, Suite 356
Shreveport, LA 71106
(318) 865-3199

Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans
3330 W. Esplanade Avenue S., Suite 600
Metairie, LA 70002-3454
(504) 831-8475

LDS Social Services
2000 Old Spanish Trail, Pratt Center, Suite 115
Slidell, LA 70458
(504) 649-2774

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Louisiana Baptist Children's Home
P.O. Box 4196
Monroe, LA 71211
(318) 343-2244
World Wide Web: http://www.lbch.org
E-mail: home@lbch.org

Mercy Ministries of America
P.O. Box 3028, 804 Spell Street
West Monroe, LA 71210
(318) 388-2040

St. Elizabeth Foundation
8054 Summa Avenue, Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 769-8888

St. Gerard's Adoption Network, Inc.
P.O. Drawer 1260
Eunice, LA 70535
(318) 457-1111

Sunnybrook Children's Home, Inc.
2101 Forsythe Avenue
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 329-8161

Volunteers of America
Greater Baton Rouge at Lake Charles
340 Kirby Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
(318) 497-0034

Volunteers of America - Maternity/Adoption Services
3939 North Causeway Boulevard, Suite 203
Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 835-3005

Volunteers of America of North Louisiana
360 Jordan Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318) 221-2669
World Wide Web: http://www.voanorthla.com
E-mail: lisa@voanorthla.org

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Volunteers of America of North Louisiana
3728 South MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71312
(318) 442-8026
World Wide Web: http://www.voanorthla.com
E-mail: lisa@voanorthla.org

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Adoptive/Foster Family Support Groups

Adoption Triad Network, Inc.
Johnnie Kocurek
P.O. Box 3932
Lafayette, LA 70502
(318) 984-3682

Adoptive Couples Together
P.O. Box 1311
Kenner, LA 70063

Louisiana Adoption Advisory Board (LAAB), Inc.
P.O. Box 2332
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
(225) 342-4086

Louisiana Adoption Advisory Board (LAAB), Inc.
Robert Kerns
3727 Roman Street
Metairie, LA 70001
(504) 835-7518
Fax: (504) 837-4768
World Wide Web: http://www.laab.org
E-mail: rkerns4460@aol.com

North American Council on Adoptable Children
Cecile Tebo
3528 Vincennes Place
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 866-4449
World Wide Web: http://www.nacac.org

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Orleans Region - OCS
Brenda Garnett Valteau
10139 Seawood Street
New Orleans, LA 70127
(504) 241-1534
Fax: (504) 244-3624

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Search Support Groups

Adoption Connection of LA
7301 W. Judge Perez, #311
Arabi, LA 70032
(504) 277-0030

Adoption Connection of Louisiana
Adoptees Birthright Committee
P.O. Box 6921
Metairie, LA 70010

Adoption Search Organization
8154 Longwood Drive
Denhan Springs, LA 70726

Lost and Found
Andrea Kenyon
18343 Weatherwood Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 769-2456

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