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Posted on: May 11, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Needy Family Food Distribution Schedule for May Released

The City-Parish's Division of Human Development & Services/Office of Social Services, in conjunction with the Greater Baton Rouge Parish Food Bank, has announced that low-income families who have been certified eligible for the May 2018 Needy Family Food Distribution Program may pick up their commodity food from their commodity site during the times listed.

The Commodity Program began in 1981 to help needy persons by distributing surplus food products to them. Currently, the needy family food distribution program serves approximately 2,000 low-income families in East Baton Rouge Parish. Families interested in applying for the needy family food distribution program should contact the distribution sites nearest their homes. More information can be obtained by telephoning DHDS/Office of Social Services at (225) 358-4561.

The DHDS/Office of Social Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex or disabilities. Any person alleging discrimination may file a written or verbal complaint within 180 days of the alleged discrimination action.

EAST BATON ROUGE COMMODITY DISTRIBUTION DATES:

Location
Dates and Times

The Center

2271 Mason Ave.

Baton Rouge, LA 70805

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Elm Street Apartments  

4250 Elm Street

Baton Rouge, LA 70805


Jewel Newman Community Center 

2012 Central Road 

Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.




9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Alsen Community Center
2013 Central Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

Central Fire Station
11646 Sullivan Road
Central, LA 70718

Chaneyville Community Center
132 Jackson Road
Zachary, LA 70791

Charles R. Kelly Center
3535 Riley Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70805

Jewel J. Newman Community Center
2013 Central Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

Martin Luther King Community Center
4000 Gus Young
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Sharlo I

4975 Alvin Dark Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Sharlo II
1808 Brightside Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Thursday, May 17, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.



8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.




8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.



9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.



11:30 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.



10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Alsen Community Center
2013 Central Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

Calais House
7545 Bishop Ott Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Chateau Louis
7565 Bishop Ott
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

Rollins Road Park
5736 Rollins Road
Zachary, LA 70739

Ville St. Francis
7575 Bishop Ott Drive

Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Friday, May 18, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.



9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.



8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.



9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Leo S. Butler Community Center
950 East Washington Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Monday, May 21, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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