Acme, LA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 26 food pantries in the Acme area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Acme , LA 71316

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Services:
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Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Acme , LA.

Area Served:
Acme , LA



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Avoyelles Progress Action Committee (APAC, Inc.

19 Miles Away

641 Government ST
Marksville, LA 71351
(318) 253-6085

Services:
A non-profit Community Action Agency. Services provided include: Head Start, Energy Assistance, Commodities, Weatherization, LaHeap Energy Assistance, Community Food and Nutrition, Child and Adult Food, and Information and Referral.

Tax Preparation and EITC:
By appointment only Monday - Friday, 9a - 3p from January 24 - April 12

Hours:
M-F, 8A-4:30P; Tax Preparation: M-F, 9A -3P

Eligibility:
Anyone meeting federal poverty guidelines

Documents To Bring:
Call for information and to schedule tax assistance appointment; items needed for tax assistance: Photo ID; original SS card or ITIN; last year's tax return; all W-2s, 1099s, and other income forms; receipts for child care along with provider's name, address & tax ID number, receipts for any charitable donations, any other tax-related documents; a voided check for direct deposit



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Angel Food Ministries - Concordia

19 Miles Away

5555 Hwy 129
Marksville, LA 71351
(318) 386-2895

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Services:
Take Food orders under Angel Food Ministries. This is a Ministry in Georgia. It is a food box worth $60.00 to $70.00 for $30.00.

Eligibility:
None

Documents To Bring:
Take order once a month. Also can place order on line.



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Philadelphia Baptist Church / Food Bank

20 Miles Away

722 Philadelphia Road
Deville, LA 71328
(318) 442-0754

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Services:
We distribute food once a month to seniors and families. We also meet emergency needs.

Hours:
Church office: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.
Food Pantry 1st Wednesday of the month 10-12

Eligibility:
None.

Documents To Bring:
None.



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Buckeye Food Pantry

20 Miles Away

260 Highway 1206
Deville, LA 71328
(318) 664-0590

Services:
The food pantry provides 50 pounds of food for a senior citizen who qualifies based on income. This program is sponsored by De ville Pentecostal Church. Food is donated by Buckeye School Food Drives.

Hours:
Food distribution takes place 2nd Tuesday of every month from 8:30am - 10:00am.

Eligibility:
To qualify a senior citizen must have income of less than $1000 per month for a one person household and less than $1200 per month for a two person household. Must be 62 or older, or disabled.

Documents To Bring:
Referrals are accepted from Alexandria Food Bank.



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Bread Crumb

23 Miles Away

200 Front St.
Jonesville, LA 71343
(318) 339-8713

Services:
Non profit agency providing food - 50lbs for seniors every month for $100 a year and weekly distributions for the low income. Sells clothing 25 cents to families in need. Worship services every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 am to 10 am.

Hours:
10 am - 12 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Every 2nd Wednesday for food distribution for the 50lbs for seniors.

Eligibility:
Must provide proof of income to be eligible for food distribution.

Documents To Bring:
Application.



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St. Alphonsus Catholic Church/Hessmer

25 Miles Away

3659 Main St.
Hessmer, LA 71341
(318) 563-4550

Services:
Keywords: Food Assistance Food Pantry
A catholic church serving Avoyelles Parish. Services include: Food Bank based on income guidelines on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, Senior Food Box on the 4th Friday of the month. Also an Emergency Food Pantry.

Hours:
M, T & F 8A-3:30P; W, 8A-12P

Eligibility:
Anyone needing food and meeting the income, age and disability guidelines

Documents To Bring:
Call for information
Food Bank on 3rd Tuesday of the month
Senior Food Box on the 4th Friday of the Month



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Feed the Hungry

29 Miles Away

4810 Hwy 84 West
Vidalia, LA 71373
(318) 336-8748

Services:
Food Distribution once a month.

Hours:
8am - 12pm, Monday & Thursday
Distribution is the last Saturday of each month.

Eligibility:
Based on income and how many in the family,

Serves any area(including other states), if they show up they will be helped if they are eligible.

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in or Telephone.



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Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church

31 Miles Away

117 Pilgrim Boulevard
Natchez, MS 39120
(601) 442-8217
(601) 442-5767

Services:
This agency offers a food pantry, utility assistance, and prescription assistance. Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, General Clothing Provision, Water Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
Thu, 11:30 am-1:00 pm

Eligibility:
Primarily low income, Mississippi Food Network guidelines for the food pantry.

Additional Services:
Health Care

Documents To Bring:
Photo ID



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LaSalle Parish Office of Family Support

32 Miles Away

3683 South First Street
Jena, LA 71342
(318) 992-4181

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Services:
Louisiana State Department of Social Services for family support Determines assistance for:
Food Stamp Program - Monthly benefits provided through an electronic card that helps low-income households buy the food they need for good health.

FITAP - Cash public assistance program for families with children when their financial resources are insufficient to meet subsistence needs. Benefits are provided through an electronic card. The overall goal is to decrease long term dependency on welfare assistance by promoting job preparation and work.

Kinship Care - Public assistance program that provides cash assistance for eligible children who reside with qualified relatives other than parents.

Child Care Assistance

STEP Program - Strategies to Empower People Program (STEP provides opportunities for work eligible recipients of Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP) to receive job preparation, work and supportive services to enable them to leave the program and become self-sufficient. Program activities include (1) any paid employment, including subsidized employment (2) unpaid work experience programs (3) on-the-job training (4) job search/readiness (5) vocational education and job skills training (6) secondary school attendance, GED preparation and education related to employment supportive services may include: childcare, transportation, eyeglasses, hearing aids, medical exams/drug tests necessary for employment, uniforms/clothing, equipment, tools needed for work or training.

Hours:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

Eligibility:
Meet low income requirements.

Documents To Bring:
Applications must be completed and return before phone interview.



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LaSalle Baptist Ministry Center

32 Miles Away

2618 North 1st Street
Jena, LA 71342
(318) 992-8864

Services:
Emergency services: food, disaster assistance.

Clothing sold for $.25 each.

Hours:
8 am - 12 noon, Monday - Saturday

Eligibility:
Meet low income guidelines.

Documents To Bring:
Telephone or walk-in.



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