Disaster food assistance approved for parishes impacted by Ida; apply here
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana residents impacted by Hurricane Ida can now apply for federal disaster food assistance.
The state says Disaster SNAP benefits was approved for 25 parishes impacted by the storm. Those parishes include Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.
Anyone in those parishes can register for assistance here. The virtual application period will run for three weeks starting Sept. 20.
The state says those already receiving SNAP benefits are typically not eligible for DSNAP and should not apply. Information on replacement SNAP benefits can be found here.