Sunday, Oct. 16, is the final day for Lee County residents to register and complete an interview to participate in the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP).
D-SNAP provides food assistance for individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Ian and who are not receiving food assistance benefits through the regular Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, D-SNAP is implemented by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF).
How to apply for D-SNAP:
Step 1 – Pre-register online by visiting MyFLFamilies.com/DSNAP
Verification is required for certain elements of the application.
Eligibility can be determined more quickly and easily if a state driver’s license or identification number and a Social Security number is provided.
Residents who are unable to pre-register online can visit one of the D-SNAP event locations in-person when they are open.
Step 2 – After online pre-registration is complete, applicants must complete a phone interview by calling the D-SNAP Call Center 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST at 850-663-1919.
To qualify for D-SNAP benefits:
Applicants must NOT be receiving regular SNAP benefits
Applicants must have been living or working in a disaster-declared county at the time of Hurricane Ian
Applicants must have suffered a disaster-related loss such as:
Damage to their home(s) or self-employment property
Loss of food
Reduction or loss of income
Other disaster-related expenses
Applicants must meet financial eligibility requirements
For questions about D-SNAP, contact HQW.Press.Office@myflfamilies.com
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