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SNAP Replacement Benefits

Attention SNAP Recipients: If you lost food purchased with SNAP benefits due to a power outage of at least 24 hours as a result of Hurricane Barry, you may be eligible for replacement SNAP benefits.To apply for replacement benefits, you must report the food loss verbally or in writing within 10 calendar days of the event AND return a signed SNAP 38 form within 10 days of reporting the loss. These replacement benefits are not automatic. You must apply.

Find a SNAP 38 form and more info on our website - http://www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/snapreplacementfaq, email LAHelpU.DCFS@la.gov or call (888) 524-3578, toll-free.

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DCFS By The Numbers

For June 2019

SNAP
(FOOD STAMPS)

371,583

Households

CHILD
SUPPORT

$33,945,108

Collected

CHILD ABUSE
CASES

1,317

Investigations

FOSTER
CHILDREN

4,282

Children Served

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