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Hurricane_Relief_Resource_Guide

NAMI Hurricane Relief Resource Guide
Child Support & Foster Care Programs

For children with emotional disturbances in affected state foster care programs, issues such as child support payments and program assistance are of critical need.

The following is information to assist with frequently asked questions regarding ongoing support.


Louisiana

Child Support Checks
Phone: 1-800-256-4650
Online: www.dss.state.la.us
Email: lacsc@dss.state.la.us

Displaced Foster Children and Parents
Phone: 1-800-259-3428

Child Care Assistance Program {CCAP}
Phone: 1-888-LAHELPU (1-888-524-3578)

Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program {FITAP}
Phone: 1-888-LAHELPU (1-888-524-3578)

Food Stamp Program
Phone: 1-888-LAHELPU (1-888-524-3578)

Kinship Care Subsidy Program {KCSP}
Phone: 1-888-LAHELPU (1-888-524-3578, ext 3)

Texas

Children in Foster Care & Residential Treatment Facilities
Contact the Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services
Phone: 512-438-4800
Online: www.dfps.state.tx.us

Childcare and Education Services (Birth - Age 12)
Online: www.211texas.org

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) & Children's Health Insurance
Online: www.hhsc.state.tx.us

Hurricane Response Line
Online: www.211texas.org

Locate State Benefits & Health and Human Services
Phone: 1-877-923-2114 (toll free)


Donations

To aid victims of Hurricanes Gustav and Ike who live with serious mental illnesses, NAMI has established the NAMI Hurricane Relief Fund. To make donations to this fund, visit www.nami.org/HurricaneRelief.


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