Louisiana Emergency Preparedness & Response

Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS)


DCFS works to keep children safe, help individuals and families become self-sufficient, and provide safe refuge during disasters. The Economic Stability section of DCFS helps families with needed assistance programs, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - formerly Food Stamps), Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP), and the Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP – Louisiana’s TANF program).