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Residents Encouraged to Pre-Apply for Disaster Food Assistance as Tropical Disturbance Expected to Impact Louisiana

September 01, 2011

09.01.11 - September is the height of hurricane season, and with a tropical disturbance over the Gulf of Mexico expected to impact Louisiana over the weekend, the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is encouraging residents to prepare by pre-applying online for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (DSNAP), formerly called Disaster Food Stamps.

"Most Wanted" Poster Features 18 Who Owe Nearly $945,000 in Child Support

September 01, 2011

09.01.11 - The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) today published its "Most Wanted" poster, a list of 18 non-custodial parents who owe nearly $945,000. The poster, which features individuals owing at least $10,000 who have not paid child support in at least six months, includes each non-payor's photo, last known address, number of children and how much they owe, along with "WANTED" printed in bright red across the top.