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Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP)

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USDA Approves DSNAP for Louisiana Disaster Areas

DCFS has received federal approval to provide Disaster SNAP benefits to those not on SNAP in the  approved for Individual Assistance.

New DSNAP Schedule! Residents May Apply Any Day, Regardless of Last Name


Pre-Register Before You Apply

Be ready if DSNAP becomes available for your community. DSNAP pre-registration is simple and can be done online through the CAFÉ customer portal

Benefits of DSNAP Pre-Registration

  • Pre-Registration will speed up the application process that determines final eligibility after DSNAP is authorized.
  • You may not have access to necessary information following a disaster or evacuation.

DCFS Customer Service Chatbot - Try it!
DCFS is building a chatbot that can provide quick answers to questions about our food assistance programs. It's a work in progress, but we invite you to try it. Help us perfect this exciting new customer service tool.