Protection of Minors in Youth Programs

LSU Youth Programs & Non-LSU Youth Programs Occurring on LSU Property

This webpage is to assist youth programs, as well as their employees and volunteers, with minimizing the risk of harm to minors participating in youth programs. It includes information on the University's youth protection policy, youth program registration, training, background checks, and reporting.  This information can be found by clicking on the appropriate campus below. 

Please contact youthprotect@lsu.edu or Ashley McGowan at 225-578-3660 for question related to the youth protection program.

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To report suspected abuse or neglect of a minor, call the State of Louisiana Hotline: 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) toll-free, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All calls are confidential.