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Child Welfare and Attendance

The Ouachita Parish Child Welfare & Attendance Office provides a variety of services to the students of Ouachita Parish and their families. As we work closely with the students and their parent(s)/guardian(s), our primary goal is to ensure the success of our students in school. Our objective is to design effective interventions in the areas of attendance, discipline, and dropout prevention in order to meet our goal. We provide assistance with the following services:

  • Requirements for Student Registration – 
  • Enrollment Cheat Sheet
  • Living Arrangement Affidavit
  • School Boundaries and Zoning Guide K-12
  • Employee’s Student Transfer Option
  • Requests for Out-of-Zone Waivers
  • Minor Employment & Work Permits
    (Forms must be completed at student’s zoned school during school hours)
  • Attendance Interventions
  • Ouachita Parish Discipline Policy
  • Alternatives to Suspension
  • Suspension/Expulsion Hearings
  • Alternative Placements
  • PBIS
  • Truancy Protocol


It is our desire that the multitude of services coordinated by our office are efficient and professional, and assist students to complete their education successfully.

We are located at:

910 Thomas Road
West Monroe, LA 71292

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; closed for lunch 12 to 1 p.m.
(Closed on Friday in June and July)

Please call for assistance 318.432.5610


Rodney Lloyd, M.A.

Director of Child Welfare & Attendance