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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Food Distribution Schedule Announced

According to information from the City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, Division of Human Development & Services/Office of Social Services in conjunction with the Greater Baton Rouge Parish Food Bank low income families who have been certified eligible for the December 2018 Needy Family Food Distribution Program may pick up their commodity food from their commodity site at the time listed.

The Commodity Program began in 1981 to help needy persons by distributing to them surplus food products. 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 home. 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 discriminatory action with us.


EAST BATON ROUGE COMMODITY DISTRIBUTION DATES:

LocationsDates and Times

Rural Program
5736 Rollins Road
Zachary, LA 70791


The Center

2271 Mason Ave.

Baton Rouge, LA 70805

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.



2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Central Fire Station
11646 Sullivan Road
Central, Louisiana


Chaneyville Community Center

113211 Jackson Road

Zachary, LA 70791


Charles R. Kelly Center

3535 Riley Street

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805


Elm Street Apartment

4250 Elm Street

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805


Jewel J. Newman Community Center 

2012 Central Road 

Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.



9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.



8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.



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

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
Thursday, December 20, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 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.




Alsen Community Center
2013 Central Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

Assisi
7585 Bishop Ott Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Calais House
7545 Bishop Ott Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Chateau Louis
7565 Bishop Ott
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

Sharlo II
1808 Brightside Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70820

Ville St. Francis
7575 Bishop Ott Drive

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

Friday, December 21, 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.



9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.



10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.



9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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



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