Director Bobby D. Cagle

Bobby D. Cagle

On December 1, 2017, Bobby Cagle became Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. With an annual budget of approximately $2.4 billion and more than 9,000 employees, Mr. Cagle oversees the largest child welfare agency in the nation, serving about 34,000 children annually, including 18,000 children in out-of-home care.

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Chief Deputy Director

Brandon T. Nichols

Brandon T. Nichols was appointed Chief Deputy Director of DCFS in April 2016. He was first hired by the County of Los Angeles in 1999 where he spent over 12 years with County Counsel primarily assigned to represent and provide legal advice to the Board of Supervisors and the Department of Children and Family Services.

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Senior Deputy Directors

Diane Iglesias

Senior Deputy Director, Government Accountability and Risk Management

Diane Iglesias is a Senior Deputy Director for the Department of Children and Family Services with oversight of the Risk Management, Litigation, Commercially Sexually Exploited Children’s divisions within the Department.

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Cynthia McCoy Miller

Senior Deputy Director, Mega Bureau

Cynthia McCoy Miller is a Senior Deputy Director with the County of Los Angeles, Department of Children and Family Services having administrative oversight for the Contracts Services Bureau, Finance and Administrative Services Bureau, and Business Information Systems Division.

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DCFS Executive Leadership

Helen Berberian
Deputy Director
Clinical Resources and Services

Genie Chough
Assistant Deputy Director
External Relations

Ayanna McLeod
Special Assistant to the Director
Executive Office

Roberta Medina
Deputy Director
Specialized Response Services

Angela Parks-Pyles
Deputy Director
Contract Services

Frank Ramos
Deputy Director
Service Bureau 1

Kym Renner
Deputy Director
Admin Support

Karen Richardson
Deputy Director
Juvenile Court and Adoption

Dr. Madeline Roachell
Assistant Deputy Director
Operational Support Services

Dr. Charles Sophy
Medical Director
Clinical Resources and Services

Rogelio Tapia
Administrative Deputy
Finance and Admin

Michelle Vega
Public Affairs Director

Dawna Yokoyama
Deputy Director
Service Bureau 2

DCFS Regional Leadership

DCFS is comprised of 20 regional offices to serve the needs of children and families throughout Los Angeles County’s geography.

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Board of Supervisors

The five-member Board of Supervisors, created by the State Legislature in 1852, is the governing body of the County of Los Angeles and its departments. The Board of Supervisors is the overseeing body of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.

Board of Supervisors

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Child Protection Hotline

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(800) 540-4000

Outside of California

(213) 639-4500

TDD - Hearing Imparied

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