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Food Assistance for Disaster Relief

USDA Disaster Food Assistance Help - US Virgin Islands

Last Published: 06/19/2018

Out of State Evacuees Interested in SNAP: If you moved out of the U.S. Virgin Islands as a result of Hurricanes Irma or Maria and you are interested in applying for SNAP, contact the local SNAP office nearest you. To find your local SNAP office visit: https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/snap-application-and-local-office-locators. You may also call your State SNAP Hotline Information Number found at: https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/state-informationhotline-numbers.

For U.S. Virgin Islands

Disaster SNAP (D-SNAP):

  • The US Virgin Islands was approved to operate a D-SNAP in the districts of St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas (which includes Water Island).  D-SNAP eligible households received two months of benefits to meet their food needs as they settled back home following the disaster. Applications wwere accepted from November 13 - 18, 2017.  For more information about SNAP, contact the Virgin Islands Department of Human Services by phone at:

     St. Thomas Office: (340) 774-0930

     St. Croix Office: (340) 773-2980

WIC Benefits:

Information about WIC is available from the Virgin Islands Department of health via a 24-hour emergency number: (340) 693-8186.