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As of October 19, DCF has processed more than 683,500 DSNAP applications that meet the federal requirements and more than $954 million in federal food assistance has been distributed between DSNAP and SNAP supplements across Florida.

DCF has processed more than 658,000 DSNAP applications that meet the federal requirements and more than $915 million in federal food assistance has been distributed between DSNAP and SNAP supplements across Florida.

DCF has processed more than 625,000 DSNAP applications that meet the federal requirements and more than $873 million in federal food assistance has been distributed between DSNAP and SNAP supplements across Florida.

DCF makes requests to federal USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Food for Florida has provided emergency funding for more than 300,000 families in Florida

If you suspect that someone is involved in domestic violence, call the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-500-1119.

The Florida Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) will open the first Disaster SNAP (or Food for Florida) sites this week and reminds Floridians seeking disaster food assistance of important details prior to visiting a Food for Florida site.

Food for Florida sites will assist individuals and families recovering from Hurricane Irma

The State of Florida, in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), this week provided $133 million in Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for current food assistance recipients in areas most severely impacted by Hurricane Irma.

DCF Information on Disaster SNAP (Food for Florida) as of September 15, 2017

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