Disaster food stamps process began Monday
BATON ROUGE - In an effort to shorten lines, The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is urging residents seeking to apply for DSNAP benefits to pre-register online before heading to application sites this week.
To get DSNAP aid, residents must apply this week at designated sites in their parish. Those sites will serve
The following locations will be open Monday, Mar. 21 through Saturday, Mar. 26 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.:
Livingston Parish - Amvets Post 68, 26890 Hwy 42, Springfield
Tangipahoa Parish - Eagle Heights Community Church, 47318 Rufus Bankston Rd., Tickfaw
Applicants should go on the following designated days, based on their last names.
Monday, Mar. 21: A-D
Tuesday, Mar. 22: E-K
Wednesday, Mar.23: L-R
Thursday, Mar. 24: S-Z
Friday, Mar. 25: A-K (applicants unable to make prior scheduled day)
Saturday, Mar. 26: L-Z (applicants unable to make prior scheduled day)
A site in Ascension Parish has not been announced since the parish was one of the last to be declared a disaster from recent flooding. A DSNAP site could be announced in the coming days.
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Residents can view the official schedule and location information at the DCFS website.