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.Is dsdsnap available in all parishes?
DSNAP has not yet been federally authorized in any Louisiana parishes. DSNAP can be offered only in locations where a disaster has been federally declared, Individual Assistance has been federally approved and FNS has authorized a DSNAP operation.How do I pre-register for dsnap in Louisiana?
You can pre-register for DSNAP in the DCFS CAFÉ Self-Service Portal at www.dcfs.la.gov/cafe or by calling the LAHelpU Customer Service Center at 1-888-524-3578.Can I apply for dsnap after Hurricane Ida?
SNAP recipients are not eligible for DSNAP and should not apply. Information about SNAP benefits changes related to Hurricane Ida, including replacement benefits for food lost due to power outages, can be found at www.dcfs.la.gov/page/snap-updates