Foster Care Department

Contact Information

Foster Care Department
4260 Eucalyptus Avenue, Building 9
Las Vegas, Nevada 89121

Lora Gaughan, Coordinator
Gaughl@nv.ccsd.net
LLG544@interact.ccsd.net
702-799-1196

Department Overview

The Foster Care Department supports students in foster care based on federal and state law, coordinates with outside agencies and schools, maintains an accurate list of students in foster care enrolled in the Clark County School District (CCSD), coordinates school of origin requests, and assigns a surrogate parent as required.

  • Supports students in foster care based on federal and state laws.
  • Coordinates school of origin requests for students in foster care.
  • Maintains an accurate list of students in foster care in Infinite Campus.
  • Assigns a surrogate parent as required based on a determination of need.
  • Coordinates with the Department of Family Services, Legal Aid, schools, and the CCSD          Transportation Department to support the rights of students in foster care.