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Louisiana DCFS Assistant Secretary is Speaking at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health (News)
Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Assistant Secretary of Family Support Shavana Howard is taking part in the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health on Wednesday, September 28. Howard is part of the discussion focused on “Improving food access and affordability.”
Louisiana Responds to Unprecedented Food Need in 2020 (News)
12.22.2020 - Louisiana responded to an unprecedented food need in 2020, a tumultuous year marked by the coronavirus pandemic and three hurricanes that made landfall in the state.
Louisiana to Feed as Many as 600,000+ Students Whose Schools Closed in Pandemic (News)
05.15.20 - Louisiana has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help feed as many as 611,430 students during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today. Under the new Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) program, families of children who normally receive free or reduced-price meals at school may get financial assistance to replace those meals. All Louisiana public school and many non-public school facilities have been closed since March 16 because of the pandemic.
Second Round of Pandemic EBT Benefits Coming to Eligible Louisiana Children (News)
5.11.2021 - DCFS has received federal approval to distribute a second round of Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to eligible families. P-EBT benefits will start rolling out in the summer to qualifying households with children in grades K-12 (including pre-K students in public and some private schools).