Emergency Food Assistance Now Available in 12 TN Counties  

Jennifer Johnson | February 9, 2021

Nashville, TN– The USDA has approved Tennessee’s request for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in connection with the severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes that began on December 10, 2021, impacting nearly 900 families. Disaster SNAP provides replacement benefits for households that lost food during the storms. Relief is available in the following twelve counties:  

Cheatham
Davidson
Dickson
Gibson
Henderson
Henry
Lake
Obion
Stewart
Sumner
Weakley
Wilson
 

To be eligible for D-SNAP, a household must have lived in an approved county at the time of the disaster, have been affected by the disaster, and meet certain D-SNAP eligibility criteria. For safety reasons, households can apply online, and appointments are required to apply in person.  

To receive assistance, you must apply between Monday, February 14th, and Friday, February 18th. For more information, go to December Severe Weather. 

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