Promoting Public Benefits Access Through Web-Based Tools and Outreach: A National Scan of Efforts. Volume II: Detailed Summary Tables of Benefits Access Efforts. Louisiana DSS multiple benefit application



State online benefit application. Allows information from the online application to interface directly with the eligibility determination system.

In conjunction with this, the state Department of Social Services (DSS) has implemented a "No Wrong Door" effort. Residents may now apply for SNAP, child care assistance, TANF, and the kinship care subsidy at any Office of Family Support (OFS) office across the state. Previously, applicants had to apply at the OFS office in the parish of their residence.

Key benefit programs

TANF; SNAP; federal child care assistance

Other benefit programs

Kinship care subsidy program

Key technological components

Online application that can be sent electronically; application and eligibility systems integration

Other key components

None known

Target population

General low-income population

Geographic reach


State/s (abbreviation)


Locality (cities or counties)


Selected sources of information

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