The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) received approval on November 12, 2020, to begin virtual Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) operations in 5 additional parishes to provide additional food aid to families impacted by Hurricane Delta.What to do if your SNAP benefits are affected by Hurricane Ida?
SNAP recipients in other impacted parishes who lost food purchased with SNAP benefits due to a power outage of 24 straight hours or more can request benefits by submitting a completed and signed SNAP 38 form to DCFS. The deadline for requesting replacements due to Hurricane Ida is September 28.What is the deadline for requesting replacements due to Hurricane Ida?
The deadline for requesting replacements due to Hurricane Ida is September 28. SNAP clients may need to provide documentation from their utility company verifying their power outage. This can take time so residents are advised to request their verification documents as soon as possible.Can you get dsnap if you have been impacted by a hurricane?
“So, it’s not to say that anybody can get DSNAP benefits if you have been impacted by a hurricane. You still have to meet certain income thresholds and resource limits.” She says if one is already receiving SNAP, he or she will not be eligible for DSNAP.