Monroe

List of County Towns: Big Coppitt Key, Big Pine Key, Duck Key, Cudjoe Key, Islamorada, Key Colony Beach, Key Largo, Key West, Layton, Marathon, No Name Key, North Key Largo, Stock Island, Sugarloaf Key, Tavernier

Emergency Management Contact: Emergency Hotline 305-517-2480Dial (305) 289-6065; http://www.monroecountyem.com/

Local 2-1-1:  Jewish Community Services of South Florida – Helpline 2-1-1

 

DISASTER HOUSEHOLD FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM

The Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (FDACS) will be providing emergency food to through a FEMA funded program to counties affected most by Irma. This is a short term program to help meet food needs until the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) becomes available.

Click HERE to view the list of distribution sites for the counties active in the current phase out the roll-out.

 

REPLACEMENT SNAP (FOOD STAMP) BENEFITS

DCF is processing mass replacement for 40 percent of SNAP benefits to customers approved as of September 10 in the following 52 counties:  Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, Desoto, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Franklin, Gilchrist, Glades, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Levy, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okeechobee, Orange, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Suwanee, Taylor, Union, Volusia, and Wakulla counties. Benefits could be available on EBT cards as soon as September 22With a Mass replacement, customers do not have to submit an individual replacement request.

 

DISASTER SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (D-SNAP; Food For Florida)

To qualify, individuals:

Eligible individuals and families should pre-register by visiting this link but they must also visit an established location in person to apply.  Pre-registering will reduce the wait time for the in-person interview.  It is requested that only the head of household should come for to the in-person interview.

This program is not for current food assistance recipients. Current food assistance households not receiving the maximum amount will get additional September/October benefits automatically added to their EBT card within five days of their own county opening the D-SNAP site.

Monroe County DSNAP applications have closed.  If an individual missed the application date, they should send their contact information to the Florida Department of Children and Families:

Customer Call Center, 1-866-762-2237 (Florida Relay 711)
Agents available 8am to 5pm Mon-Fri