KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Tennessee Department of Human Services will begin helping those in ten counties hit by tornadoes earlier this month by issuing disaster D-SNAP food stamps.
Beginning Thursday, residents of Bradley, Claiborne, Cumberland, DeKalb, Hamilton, Jackson McMinn, Monroe, Overton and Polk will be able to able for the D-SNAP benefits.
People must apply in at a DHS office, and locations are listed below. The offices will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The benefits will only apply to people in those counties who sustained tornado loss or damage.
The deadline for applying is April 5th.
Here are the locations of DHS office in the counties effected:
950 Star Vue Drive, S.W., Suite 1
Cleveland, TN 37311-5700
311 E. Martin Luther King Blvd, Suite 301
Chattanooga, TN 37403-4126
240 Cherokee Circle
Benton, TN 37307-3913
123 Pedigo Road
Madisonville, TN 37354-4426
1008 Knight Road, Suite B
Athens, TN 37303-4634
32 Daniel Drive
Crossville, TN 38555-4028
411 West Main Street
Livingston, TN 38570-1831
310 Court Street
Tazewell, TN 37879-3031
307 S. Murray Street
Gainesboro, TN 38562-9370
715 Walker Drive
Smithville, TN 37166-2028
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