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Food Assistance



To be eligible for food items, one must fall within the poverty levels set by the federal government. Click HERE for guidelines. An applicant must provide the following information to The Food Bank:

  1. Please bring your picture ID to complete your application.  

  2. Please report the number of people in your household and total household income. 

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement


In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. 

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. 

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation.


The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by: 

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or 

  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

There are many resources available for people in need in central Louisiana. If you or a friend are looking for help, please click for the Guide to Human Services.

Dial 211 for instant help finding a service or program here in central Louisiana. This information and referral service is a statewide network of call centers, trained and ready to help you connect to youth programs, counseling, disaster response, and more.

Other Resources
Food Bank Client Applications

To download a Food Bank application, please click here


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