The Department of Children and Families will open a Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) location for Charlotte County residents on Sunday, Nov. 13 through Tuesday, Nov. 15 for applicants to complete their in-person interview on-site. D-SNAP provides food assistance for individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Ian and who are not receiving food assistance benefits through the regular Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

DCF encourages individuals to pre-register before coming on-site to complete their interviews. They will reopen preregistration for individuals who did not previously pre-register online before October 16. Online pre-registration will be available at from Sunday, November 13 through Tuesday, November 15
The on-site D-SNAP location is Kia of Port Charlotte, 202 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
To view the D-SNAP schedule by county and details on how to apply, visit