DSNAP hours extended for residents in East Baton Rouge Parish

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services is extending the hours for DSNAP applications and interviews for residents in Phase 1 parishes.

The assigned days for residents in Phase 1 parishes are Friday, Sept. 24 and Saturday, Sept. 25 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. regardless of last name. Applicants need to call on their assigned days only or they will not be served.

The Phase 1 parishes are:

East Baton Rouge Parish

East Feliciana Parish

Iberia Parish

Orleans Parish

Pointe Coupee Parish

St. Bernard Parish

St. Tammany Parish

Washington Parish

West Baton Rouge Parish

West Feliciana Parish

DCFS says there is a high call volume, so expect the line to return a busy signal. DCFS advises to try again at a later time if this occurs.

Residents in the approved parishes can call the LAHelpU Customer Service Center at 1-(888)-524-3578 to apply and be interviewed for DSNAP. Before calling, DCFS advises applicants to follow these step by step instructions.

Phase 2 begins Monday, Sept. 27 in the following parishes:

Ascension Parish

Assumption Parish

Iberville Parish

Jefferson Parish

Livingston Parish

Plaquemines Parish

St. Helena Parish

St. Martin Parish lower zip codes between 70339 and 70380

St. Mary Parish

Tangipahoa Parish

SNAP recipients are not eligible for DSNAP, according to a DCFS press release.

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