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Supplemental SNAP - July 2020
July 01, 2020
Families who are receiving SNAP, but who aren’t already at the maximum benefit allotment for their household size, will receive a supplement for July 202 to bring them up to the max.
Inmar Intelligence’s New LifeInCheck™ EBT Processing Solution Launches in the State of Louisiana
June 29, 2020
06.29.20 - Inmar Intelligence, a data-driven technology-enabled services company, launched its new LifeInCheck™ EBT processing solution with the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services. This innovative web-based technology that focuses on security and scalability has begun processing EBT payments for roughly 680,000 Louisiana Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) households.
June 23, 2020
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly benefits that help eligible low-income households buy the food they need for good health.
June 17, 2020
Having trouble activating your P-EBT card? Worried yours got lost in the mail or was accidentally tossed out, and wondering what to do? Get answers to these and other questions in the new "Troubleshooting" section of our P-EBT FAQs
SNAP - How to Apply
June 17, 2020
SNAP applications can be submitted online and by mail or fax. Get step-by-step instructions and watch video turtorials on our "SNAP - How to Apply" page.
By Close of Application, Nearly 470,800 Louisiana Children Approved for P-EBT Program
June 16, 2020
Louisiana's online application for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program closed on June 15th with nearly 470,800 eligible children signed up to receive benefits to make up for the free and reduced-price meals children missed when school facilities closed to curb the spread of COVID-19.
P-EBT Cards Arriving in Plain White Envelopes; Don't Toss!
June 10, 2020
As the first round of Louisiana Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) cards arrive this week, recipients should be on alert for plain white envelopes with an Austin, Texas, return address.
Louisiana Extends P-EBT Application Deadline to June 15, Announces Slight Delay in Some Mailed Benefits
June 08, 2020
06.08.2020 - The Louisiana Department of Education and the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) today announced the deadline for families to apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program has been extended one week, from June 8 to June 15.
Food Preservation an Important Part of Storm Preparations
June 05, 2020
06.05.2020 - With a potential for tropical storm-force winds and flooding from Cristobal this weekend, the Department of Children and Family Services encourages Louisiana residents to take steps now to minimize the risk of food loss due to the storm.
With Six Days until Deadline, 66 Percent of Eligible Louisiana Families Apply for Pandemic EBT Program
June 02, 2020
With six days until the deadline, applications for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program have been submitted on behalf of 403,731 children, or about 66 percent of all eligible children in Louisiana. The application portal opened May 18, and the deadline to apply is June 8.