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Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office assists DCF with D-SNAP program

BELLE GLADE — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) is assisting DCF with the D-SNAP program. The Belle Glade location will open during the hours below UNLESS traffic is to full capacity.

Dates: Tuesday, October 17 – Saturday, October 21

Hours of operation: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Glades Pioneer Park ** open to traffic & pedestrian entry**
866 S.W. 16th Street
Belle Glade

Who is qualified for the program: to qualify for the Food for Florida Disaster Food Assistance program, applicants must have lived or worked in one of the counties declared for FEMA Individual Assistance on September 5, and not be receiving food assistance through the regular Food Assistance Program. Additionally, eligible individuals and families must have suffered a disaster-related loss, such as damage to their homes or self-employment property, loss of food, reduction or loss of income, or have incurred other disaster-related expenses. DCF will provide or mail Electronic Benefits Transfer cards to eligible individuals and families to use at authorized USDA food retailers. The program counts only income and expenses from September 5 through October 4.

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