See if your family can get SNAP (food stamps)
SNAP is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps.
There are 3 ways to apply for SNAP:
Apply online. First you need to create an account at the Customer Portal: LA CAFE.
Call 888-LAHELP-U (888-524-3578).
Or click on the link at the bottom of the page below to download and print the application form. (It will open in a new tab or appear in the bottom corner of your screen) Mail it to your localDepartment of Children & Family Services(DCFS) office.
You can also use your LA CAFE account to apply for these other benefits - all in one place!
Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP)
Child Support Enforcement Services
For more info on SNAP, see the LA SNAP page or the U.S. SNAP page.
Sources: Social Security, LA DCFS