LA HMIS Resource Guide

Full Resource Name:

Department of Children & Family Services / Evangeline Economic Stability Regional Office

116 W Railroad, Suite B
Ville Platte, LA 70586

(888) 524-3578


The Economic Stability section of DCFS assists families with needed assistance programs, including: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - formerly Food Stamps)
Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP)
Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP)
Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Other Programs are:
Disability Determinations Services
Earned Income Tax Credit
Program Statistics
Report Fraud
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (STEP)

Primary Services:

General Information


Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.

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:

To apply online, Louisiana citizens can visit the link:
Create an account.
For Child Support:
SNAP(disaster food stamps program or DFSP):

Program Fees:



English. Any other language using the Language Line


Different programs are administered with different eligibility requirements.

Please check the web site at

Handicap Accessible?


Is Shelter?


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