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On-site D-SNAP Location for Columbia County Open Thursday, October 12 through Saturday, October 14

October 10, 2023

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Department of Children and Families (Department) Secretary Shevaun Harris announced a Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) location will be open for Columbia County on Thursday, October 12 through Saturday, October 14 for applicants to complete their in-person interview on-site. D-SNAP provides food assistance for Florida residents impacted by Hurricane Idalia who are not receiving food assistance benefits through the regular Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). 

Individuals who reside or work in Columbia County who pre-registered online but did not have a chance to complete their D-SNAP phone interview can visit the D-SNAP location for an in-person interview. In-person interviews are not required if a phone interview was completed. 

The Department will reopen pre-registration for individuals who reside or work in this county and did not previously pre-register online. We encourage individuals to pre-register online before coming on-site to complete their interview. Online pre-registration will be available at from Thursday, October 12 through Saturday, October 14.

D-SNAP On-Site Location, Dates, and Times: 
Lake City Fairgrounds
164 SW Mary Ethel Lane
Lake City, FL 32025
Dates: October 12-14, 2023
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Current SNAP recipients are not eligible for D-SNAP and should not attend the on-site D-SNAP location. 
  • Applicants who were approved during the telephone interview for D-SNAP will receive their EBT card by mail and should not attend the on-site D-SNAP location. 
  • Florida residents that do not live or work in Columbia County will not be served at this on-site D-SNAP location. 

The Department will open D-SNAP locations in each county that has been approved for D-SNAP. On-site locations and dates for each county will be announced as they open. D-SNAP is not available at Disaster Recovery Centers or the Department’s Family Resource Support Centers.

Any media who plan to attend a D-SNAP location should contact the Department’s Press Office at before arriving.

To view the D-SNAP schedule by county and details on how to apply, visit