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Posted on: April 4, 2019

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
13211 Jackson Road
Zachary, LA 70791


Sharlo II

1808 Brightside Lane

Baton Rouge, LA 70820

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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



10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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 

2013 Central Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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

Oak Park Plaza
947 N. Bon Marche Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Sharlo I

4975 Alvin Dark Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Thursday, April 11, 2019
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.


9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. – 12:00 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

Ville St. Francis
7575 Bishop Ott Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Friday, April 12, 2019
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.



9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Leo S. Butler Community Center
950 East Washington Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Monday, April 15, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.



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