If you live in Florida and were affected by Hurricane Michael, you may be eligible Apply for Florida Disaster Food Stamps. Eligible to apply are people and families who lived or worked in one of the following districts on October 8, 2018 and were affected by the disaster.
The Florida Disaster Food Stamps application In some counties, the program can begin on Saturday, October 27th. This is to help residents cope with the effects of Hurricane Michael.
What you need to apply for D-SNAP
To apply for Disaster Food Stamps, you will need:
- Names, social security numbers and dates of birth for each household member
- Address and county in which you currently live
- Monthly income for each household member
- All cash and cash equivalents for each household member (cash on hand, checks, savings).
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NOTE: The Disaster Food Stamps application process is very simple and approval is faster, typically within 72 hours.
How to Apply for Florida Disaster Food Stamps
Any household in the affected area that qualifies for D-SNAP can receive benefits for a month to meet their food needs when they settle back home after the disaster.
Households in the approved areas that are already receiving SNAP benefits automatically receive disaster allowances up to the maximum allocation for their household size and do not have to apply for a D-SNAP.
To apply online for D-SNAP, click here to visit the application page.
If you already have grocery stamps, you can’t apply for D-SNAP, but you can get replacement grocery stamps if you’ve lost groceries bought with grocery stamps due to Hurricane Michael.
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