Foster Care & Adoption Resources


Currently, 4500 children are in foster care in the state of Louisiana; many are available for adoption. If you would like to find out more about fostering or adopting children in our area, please check out these resources.

Louisiana Heart Gallery
The Louisiana Heart Gallery is a traveling, photographic exhibit created to raise awareness for foster care and adoption. 
The Louisiana Baptist Children's Home & Family Services/ Connect 1:27
Connect 1:27 is a ministry of The Louisiana Baptist Children's Home and Family Services which is based on God's clear command in James 1:27 for Christians to care for orphans. Connect 1:27 helps Christian families and churches across Louisiana answer God's call to minister to orphans through foster care, adoption, and orphan care ministries.
Department of Child & Family Services (DCFS)
The Louisiana Department of Family and Child Services is the state government agency that is dedicated to keeping children safe, helping individuals and families become self-sufficient and providing safe refuge during disasters.