More than 46,000 households in Louisiana were served in the first week of the Disaster Food Stamp program, and this week two more Acadiana parishes have been added to the list, Acadia and Lafayette Parish.

Anyone needing Food stamp help can preregister at www.dcfs.la.gov/preregister.

People can also preregister by phone at 1-888-LAHELP-U (1-888-524-3578).

You can get food stamp help today if your last name begins with the letters A through D.

You can also register at any disaster food stamp location.

The Acadia Parish Food stamp center will be at the Rayne Civic Center at 300 Frog Festival Drive.

The Lafayette facility will be within Blackheim Coliseum at 2330 Johnston Street.

Here is a list of the facilities added this week:

  • Acadia Parish
    • City of Rayne Civic Center, 300 Frog Festival Drive, Rayne
  • Ascension Parish
    • Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Avenue, Gonzales
  • East Baton Rouge Parish
    • Council on Aging Capital City Event Center, 6955 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge
    • F. G. Clark Activity Center, 798 Harding Blvd, Baton Rouge
    • Gloryland Baptist Church, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road, Baton Rouge
    • Louisiana Leadership Institute, 5763 Hooper Road, Baton Rouge
  • Lafayette Parish
    • Blackham Coliseum, 2330 Johnston Street, Lafayette

The following is a schedule of claims, by last name, that will be handled this week:

  • Monday, August 29: A-D
  • Tuesday, August 30: E-K
  • Wednesday, August 31: L-R
  • Thursday, September 1: S-Z
  • Friday, September 2: A-K applicants unable to make prior scheduled day
  • Saturday, September 3: L-Z applicants unable to make prior scheduled day