Two more days for DSNAP phase 2 applications
BATON ROUGE – State officials anncouned locations for Phase 2 of DSNAP application process for residents impacted by last week's historic flooding.
Phase 2 includes sites in Acadia, Ascension, East Baton Rouge and Lafayette parishes starting next week. Applications will be accepted at the DSNAP sites starting Monday, Aug. 29, through Saturday, Sept. 3, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the following parishes:
City of Rayne Civic Center, 300 Frog Festival Drive, Rayne
Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Avenue, Gonzales
East Baton Rouge Parish
Council on Aging Capital City Event Center, 6955 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge
F. G. Clark Activity Center, 798 Harding Blvd, Baton Rouge
Gloryland Baptist Church, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road, Baton Rouge
Louisiana Leadership Institute, 5763 Hooper Road, Baton Rouge
Blackham Coliseum, 2330 Johnston Street, Lafayette
To minimize wait times, applicants and anyone who pre-registered for benefits must go to the DSNAP location on the day indicated by the first letter of their last name.
Monday, Aug. 29: A-D
Tuesday, Aug. 30: E-K
Wednesday, Aug. 31: L-R
Thursday, Sept. 1: S-Z
Friday, Sept. 2: A-K applicants unable to make prior scheduled day
Saturday, Sept. 3: L-Z applicants unable to make prior scheduled day
Residents are encouraged to preregister for DSNAP online at www.dcfs.la.gov/preregister or by phone at 1-888-LAHELP-U (1-888-524-3578) before visiting a DSNAP location. Pre-registration is not a DSNAP application, but helps to expedite the time spent at a DSNAP site.
Applicants must bring a picture ID and the picture ID of the applicant/head of household they represent. They will also need a signed statement from the applicant/head of household or an adult household member authorizing them as a representative who can apply on their household's behalf.
In the first three days of the first phase, DCFS served 22,964 households spanning eight parishes and approved $9.4 million in disaster benefits.
The third phase of DSNAP is set to begin on Tuesday, September 6th for all other DSNAP approved parishes.
For more information about DSNAP, visit www.dcfs.la.gov/dsnap