The application period for D-SNAP related to Hurricane Harvey is closed. (Click here to see more information about D-SNAP for those recovering from Hurricane Harvey.) If you need ongoing food assistance, you can apply for regular SNAP benefits. SNAP benefits provide an monthly benefit to eligible households to help people buy food and other eligible items they need for good health. You can apply for SNAP online at YourTexasBenefits.com. If you don't have access to a computer or mobile device, you can call 2-1-1 (or 877-541-7905) and select Option 2 to find other options.
The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program offers short-term food assistance benefits to families recovering from a disaster. D-SNAP is designed to help when people return to their homes and have access to electricity and grocery stores.
To be eligible, you must:
- Be from a county that has been declared a federal disaster area.
- Have experienced a loss of income, destruction of your home or a disaster-related expense, such as temporary shelter or home repairs.
- Not have been getting regular SNAP food benefits at the time of the disaster.
- Meet certain income limits.
If you have additional questions about D-SNAP, call 2-1-1 and after picking a language choose option 2.