Sep 07, 2012
DCFS Approves 14,468 Applicants at DSNAP Sites Thursday
27,105 approved in nine parishes since program launch on Wednesday
The La. Department of Children and Family Services Secretary Suzy Sonnier said that in two days, more than 27,105 households have been approved, totaling $11,359,098 in DSNAP benefits.
DSNAP totals by parish for the two days are:
|Parish||DSNAP Cards||DSNAP Total|
|St. John the Baptist||1656||$735,329|
DSNAP, formerly called Disaster Food Stamps, provides food assistance for eligible households who do not receive regular SNAP benefits and who need help buying groceries due to lost income or damages following a disaster. Income guidelines do apply.