Register in person for short-term food assistance in your county

Starting Wednesday, victims of Hurricane Harvey in the Coastal Bend will be able to apply for short-term food benefits from the federal government.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Starting Wednesday, victims of Hurricane Harvey in the Coastal Bend will be able to apply for short-term food benefits from the federal government.

It's a program called the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or D-SNAP.

It works like the SNAP program and provides short-term food benefits for eligible families recovering from a disaster. To be eligible, you have to live in an area that has been designated a federal disaster area.

However, you can only apply in person in the county that you reside in.

For more information on which counties are accepting applications and where to go to apply for D-SNAP, click here.

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