LA HMIS Resource Guide

Full Resource Name:

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

2133 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601

(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)
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

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00am-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: 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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