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Hurricane Delta - SNAP, DSNAP Assistance
October 26, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) authorized DCFS to provide Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) assistance due to Hurricane Delta.
The DSNAP application process will run from Monday, Oct. 26, to Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020.
SNAP Updates - 2020 Hurricane Season
October 10, 2020
During disasters, SNAP benefit amounts and schedules may be changed to provide additional assistance.
Pre-Register for DSNAP Benefits
October 07, 2020
Pre-register for DSNAP now and be ready if DSNAP becomes available for your community. pre-registration is simple and will accelerate the DSNAP application process.
Louisiana Receives Waiver to Allow Purchase of "Hot Foods" with SNAP Benefits
September 05, 2020
Louisiana participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can use their benefits to purchase "hot" or prepared foods from authorized SNAP retailers during the month of September, following waiver approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).
The waiver will now last through November 30, 2020. (Had been set to expire Oct. 31.)
June 23, 2020
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly benefits that help eligible low-income households buy the food they need for good health.