DSNAP program extended for two days in Jefferson, Orleans

DSNAP program extended for two days in Jefferson, Orleans

DSNAP program extended for two days in Jefferson, Orleans

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Posted on September 10, 2012 at 8:51 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 11 at 1:36 PM

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NEW ORLEANS -- The DSNAP sites will be open for an additional two days, through Thursday, in Orleans and Jefferson parishes after receiving approval for an extension by the USDA.

The program was scheduled to finish Tuesday, but after long lines on Monday, the USDA signed off on the extension.

The only two parishes to have the DSNAP program be extended past Tuesday are Orleans and Jefferson.

For information on whether you qualify and on how to get pre-approved, click here. You can also call 1-888-LAHELPU.

Below is the updated schedule provided by the state to apply for the food stamps:

These sites will only serve individuals on Tuesday who reside in that parish and have previously been unable to visit a site:

Ascension - Last day to apply
Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 St. Landry Rd., Gonzales

Jefferson - Last day to apply is Thursday
Alario Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd., Westwego
Grand lsle Multiplex, 3101 Hwy 1, Grand Isle

Lafourche - Last day to apply
Peltier Park, 151 Peltier Park, Thibodaux
South Lafourche Parish Library, 16241 East Main, Cutoff

Livingston - Last day to apply
Amvets, 26890 Hwy. 42, Springfield

Orleans - Last day to apply is Thursday
University of New Orleans, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans

These sites will only serve individuals on Tuesday who reside in that parish and have previously been unable to visit a site.

Plaquemines --
Exceleration Church, 202 Woodland Hwy., Belle Chasse

St. Bernard --
Christian Fellowship Church, 5816 E. Judge Perez Dr., Violet

St. John --
New Wine Christian Church, 1929 W. Airline Hwy., LaPlace

St. Tammany --
John Slidell Park, 105 Robert Blvd., Slidell
First Baptist Church, 16333 Hwy 1085, Covington

Serving applicants on Tuesday with last names beginning with D-G:

Assumption --
Community Worship Center -- Applicants should park at Lucky Hit Shopping Center, 260 Hwy 70 Spur in Plattenville to be shuttled to DSNAP site.

St. Charles --
Mount Airy Baptist Church -- Applicants should park under the Luling Bridge, LA 18 at Hwy 310 to be shuttled to the DSNAP site.

St. Helena --
Greensburg Fire Station -- Applicants should park at Forest Festival Park on 3rd Street between Hwy 38 and Hwy 43 in Greensburg to be shuttled to the DSNAP site.

St. James --
St. James Reception Hall, 2455 Hwy 18, Vacherie

Tangipahoa --
Harvest Church, 43052 Yokum Rd., Hammond
Amite Fire Hall -- Applicants should park at the Florida Parish Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave. in Amite to be shuttled to the DSNAP site.

Terrebonne --
Bayou Black, 3688 Southdown Mandalay Rd., Houma
East Houma Bingo Hall, 425 Grand Caillou Rd., Houma

Washington --
American Legion Post 24, 63613 Lakeview Rd., Bogalusa
Old Franklinton Elementary School, 902 Cleveland St., Franklinton

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