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Disaster SNAP Available for Victims of Recent Severe Weather Outbreak

JACKSON, Miss. — Residents in the 12 counties affected by the April 27 – 29 severe weather, and who are not current SNAP recipients, can apply for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) beginning Monday, May 12 through Wednesday, May 14 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. each day. With the exception of Rankin County, DSNAP registration will take place at Mississippi Department of Human Services County offices (See below details).

These counties are: Itawamba, Jones, Leake, Lee, Lowndes, Madison, Montgomery, Rankin, Simpson, Warren, Wayne and Winston counties.

The household must have lived in one of the counties designated as a disaster area by the Red Cross, MEMA or FEMA, and must have suffered damage to their home, property or had loss of income, and meet DSNAP income limits. Affected residents must have incurred disaster-related expenses as a direct result of the severe weather to be eligible for the one-time only benefit. Applicants will required to provide proof of identity to register. Current SNAP recipients are not eligible for DSNAP benefits.

Disaster Relief Sites

Itawamba County
Itawamba County DHS
305 W. Cedar Street
Fulton, MS 38843

Jones County
Jones County DHS
5110 Highway 11 North
Ellisville, MS 39437

Leake County
Leake County DHS
201 Wm Chipley Street
Carthage, MS 39051

Lee County
Lee County DHS
220 S. Industrial Rd, Ste A
Tupelo, MS 38801

Lowndes County
Lowndes County DHS
1604 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701

Madison County
Madison County DHS
867 MLK Drive
Canton, MS 39046

Montgomery County
Montgomery Co DHS
705 Alberta Drive
Winona, MS 3896

*Rankin County
Old “Jitney” Building
1000 Municipal Drive
Brandon, MS 39042

Simpson County
Simpson County DHS
109 W. Pine, Suite 1
Mendenhall, MS 39114

Warren County
Warren County DHS
1316 Openwood Street
Vicksburg, MS 39183

Wayne County
Wayne County DHS
1104-A Cedar Street
Waynesboro, MS 39367

Winston County
Winston County DHS
458 Vance Street
Louisville, MS 39339