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 discrimination action with us.
The City Parish ADA and Title VI Notice can be found at www.brgov.com/dept/ada.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/PROGRAM
Auxiliary aids and services are available
Upon request to individuals with disabilities
Louisiana Relay Services
East Baton Rouge Commodity Distribution Date:
Wednesday, Oct. 20
Rural Program 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
5737 Rollins Road
Friday, Oct. 22
Alsen Community Center 9 a.m. - Noon
(Jewel J. Newman Community Center)
2013 Central Road
Chaneyville Community Center 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
13211 Jackson Road