LA HMIS Resource Guide

Full Resource Name:

Department of Children & Family Services / Beauregard Economic Stability

1891 Hwy 190 W
Deridder, LA 70634

(888) 524-3578

http://www.dcfs.la.gov/

Description:

The Economic Stability section of DCFS assists families with needed assistance programs, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps)
Provides monthly benefits that help low-income households buy the food they need for good health
Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
Provides assistance to families to help pay for the child care needed in order to work, or attend school or training
Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP)
Provides temporary cash assistance to eligible low-income families who need assistance for children
Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP)
Provides cash assistance for eligible children who reside with qualified relatives other than parent

Primary Services:

General Information

Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Intake Process:

"Louisianians can now apply for complete a verification interview and receive benefits without stepping into a DCFS office. Using the online application can complete the process on their schedule and save time by not waiting in line at the DCFS office."
The online application is available at: www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/applyonline

To apply online, Louisiana citizens can visit the link: www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/applyonline
Create an account.
For Child Support: www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/childsupportapplication
SNAP(disaster food stamps program or DFSP): www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/dsnap

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English. Any other language using the Language Line

Eligibility:

Different programs are administered with different eligibility requirements.

Please check the web site at www.dcfs.louisiana.gov

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

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