Commodity Food Program


Commodity Distribution Program

Commodity Distribution Program supplements food needs of low- and moderate-income households in East Baton Rouge Parish. The program coordinates the distribution of surplus government food to eligible household; distribution is three to four times a year, contingent upon availability. To qualify for the program, clients must bring proof of income, picture identification and proof of residency.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Applicant’s household is solely composed of food stamp recipients
  2. Applicant receives Supplemental Security Income
  3. Applicant’s household receives Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)