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Video Tutorial - How to Create a CAFE Account (Vietnamese Subtitles)

To apply for assistance programs, applicants must create an account in the CAFÉ (Common Access Front End) self-service portal. CAFÉ provides information about DCFS programs.

For additional information about CAFÉ and SNAP, visit the DCFS Online Helpdesk.


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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly benefits that help eligible low-income households buy the food they need for good health. For most households, SNAP funds account for only a portion of their food budgets; they must also use their own funds to buy enough food to last throughout the month.