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Tangipahoa SNAP Recipients Approved for Automatic Disaster-Related Benefits

August 25, 2016

08.25.16 - The federal Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approved Tangipahoa Parish Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients for automatic disaster-related benefits. SNAP recipients residing in Tangipahoa parish will not need to complete signed affidavits in order to receive disaster benefits. These benefits will be automatically loaded onto the Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards no later than August 26th.

SNAP Clients may be Eligible for Disaster Related Benefits

August 23, 2016

08.23.16 -Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who reside in an impacted area and suffered an adverse effect or food loss may request supplemental or replacement benefits. The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has received approval from the federal Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) for nine parishes to receive automatic disaster supplements for SNAP and 11 parishes to receive automatic replacement SNAP benefits.