DSNAP application closes today

DSNAP application closes Wednesday

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Those affected by Hurricane Laura have until 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to apply for disaster food stamps.

Twenty-one parishes - including all Southwest Louisiana parishes - have been approved for DSNAP.

Residents of approved parishes can apply by calling 1-888-LA-HELP-U (1-888-524-3578) between 7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. until Wednesday, Sept. 23. After 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, no additional DSNAP applications will be accepted.

Pre-registration online is a helpful first step but is not required. Those who pre-registered online must still call and be interviewed.

When calling to apply and be interviewed, residents will provide information on their household members, income, resources and disaster-related expenses. A list of items to have ready before calling can be found at www.dcfs.la.gov/DSNAP-Laura.

APPROVED PARISHES

· Acadia

· Allen

· Beauregard

· Caddo

· Calcasieu

· Cameron

· Grant

· Jackson

· Jeff Davis

· LaSalle

· Lincoln

· Morehouse

· Natchitoches

· Ouachita

· Rapides

· Sabine

· St. Landry

· Union

· Vermilion

· Vernon

· Winn

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