The United States Department of Agriculture approved emergency food subsidies for Durham County Department of Social Services.
From Nov. 1-9, with the exception of Election Day (Nov. 6), Durham County DSS offices will be accepting applications for the food benefits.
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Families will receive different amounts depending on their size. For example, a family of one could receive $192.00. A family of four could receive $640.00, and larger families could receive more.
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Families affected by Hurricane Florence are eligible for the food benefits if:
Prospective applicants should complete their application before going to DSS.
The applications can be found here: English -- Spanish
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