Atlanta, LA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 39 food pantries in the Atlanta area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Atlanta , LA 71404

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Atlanta, LA to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Atlanta , LA.

Area Served:
Atlanta , LA



The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
-- Chinese Proverb




Winn Parish Health Unit

8 Miles Away

301 West Main Street
Winnfield, LA 71483
(318) 628-2148

Services:
The Winn Parish Health Unit provides education, preventative health care, referral follow-up To be available to provide health related programs to the community and businesses providing programs such as: AIDS/HIV surveillance, children's special health services, chronic disease and cancer control, genetic diseases, immunizations, influenza, family planning, maternal and child health, sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis.

Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Eligibility:
Varies.

Documents To Bring:
Come in and apply.



The greatest waste in the world is the difference between what we are and what we could become.
-- Ben Herbster




Natchitoches Parish Health Unit

21 Miles Away

625 Bienville Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 357-3132

Services:
The Natchitoches Parish Health Unit provides education, preventive health care, referrals and follow-up.They are available to provide health related programs to the community and businesses, providing such programs as: HIV/AIDS surveillance, children's special health services, chronic disease immunazation shots w.i.c.

Hours:
8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Eligibility:
Residents of Natchitoches Parish.

Documents To Bring:
Call the number given or come by health unit.



Guilt is the source of sorrows, the avenging fiend that follows us behind with whips and stings.
-- Nicholas Rowe




Pine Belt Community Action Agency, Jonesboro

25 Miles Away

708 South Cooper
Jonesboro, LA 71251
(318) 259-4854

Services:
1.Head Start - See Separate Listing
2.USDA Commodities-Foods such as meal, flour, butter and rice are distributed quarterly to those who meet income guideline.(Jan,April,July,Oct)
3.Energy Assistance(CSBG)-Payments provided to energy suppliers such as electric and gas companies for low-income, elderly, or handicapped.
4.Emergency Food & Shelter Program-(Bienville, Jackson, Morehouse, Winn Parishes)-When funds are available, provides energy assistance, food, shelter payment.
5.Medicaid Enrollment-Assists individuals in applying for Medicaid.
6.Section 8 Housing-Accepts applications for HUD Section 8 Housing assistance.
7.Transportation
A. Medical Transportation - provides non-emergency transportation to medical appointments; Medicaid is billed for those who have Medicaid. Others are charged a fee. Transportation to Ruston is provided for appointments between 9:45 am and 1 pm. Transportation to Ruston, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Local transportation is available any day.

B. Other Transportation - Transportation to vital destinations is provided to any Jackson Parish resident for a fee. Scheduling is done secondary to medical transportation which is the priority Ruston round trip - $17
Within Jackson Parish round trip - $7
8.Weatherization applications

Hours:
8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Thursday
8 am - 3 pm, Friday

Eligibility:
Varies according to service.
Required documentation: picture ID; social security card; proof of residence.

Documents To Bring:
Depends on service.



Nothing is so contagious as an example. We never do great or great evil without bringing about more of the same on the part of others.
-- La Rocherfoucauld




Jonesboro First Baptist Church

25 Miles Away

405 6th Street
Jonesboro, LA 71251
(318) 259-4467

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Services:
Church ministry that provides food, clothing, and household items to needy families in Jackson Parish.

Hours:
8 am - 10 am, Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Eligibility:
Any Jackson Parish resident for clothing items; food pantry applicant must qualify under USDA guidelines and must also be Jackson Parish resident who does not receive products from other pantries.

Documents To Bring:
Telephone



Do not anxiously hope for that which is not yet come; do not vainly regret what is already past.
-- Chinese Proverb




Jackson Parish Office of Family Support

25 Miles Away

244 Bond Street
Jonesboro, LA 71251
(318) 259-4401

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Services:
Louisiana Department of Social Services administering the following programs:

1 Food Stamps determinations
2 FITAP - Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program
3 Kinship Care
4 Child Care Assistance
5 STEP - Strategies to Empower People

Hours:
8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday
7:30 am - 5 pm, Tuesday, Thursday

Eligibility:
Income based.

Documents To Bring:
Telephone



The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
-- Quentin Crisp




Grant Parish Health Unit

26 Miles Away

513 Eighth Street
Colfax, LA 71417
(318) 627-3133

Services:
State Public Health Agency Women, Infants and Children (WIC); Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic (STD); Maternal-Child health; Family Planning; Immunizations; Tuberculosis Clinic (TB); KidMed

Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed all major holidays.

Eligibility:
Based on age and income.

Documents To Bring:
Appointments - walk-in between.



Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them.
-- Les Brown




Grant Community Development Center CDC .

26 Miles Away

205 Main Street
Colfax, LA 71417
(318) 627-3754

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Services:
Private non profit, governed by a 15 member Board of Directors, receiving funding from Local, State and Federal sources.
Information and referral, mortgage/rental payments, food vouchers, utility assistance, weatherization assistance, medicaid enrollment center, prescription medication access, school supplies, emergency assistance, Cenla Medication Access Program(CMAP).

Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Eligibility:
You must have a low income, elderly and/or be a disabled individual.

Documents To Bring:
File application, verifying income with applicable documentation. Contingent upon availability of funds, assistance granted.



The ideas that come out of most brainstorming sessions are usually superficial, trivial, and not very original. They are rarely useful. The process, however, seems to make uncreative people feel that they are making innovative contributions and that others are listening to them.
-- A Harvey Block




Grant Community Development Center (CDC)

26 Miles Away

205 West Main Street
Colfax, LA 71417
(318) 627-3754

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Services:
North Central assists residents of Grant parish with utilities and mortgage. Will also assist disaster victims in that area if they have resided in this area since the hurricane.

Private non profit, governed by a 15 member Board of Directors, receiving funding from Local, State and Federal sources.

Information and Referral, Mortgage/rental payments, Food vouchers, Utility assistance, Weatherization assistance, Medicaid enrollment center, prescription medication access, School supplies, Emergency assistance, Central Louisiana Medication Access Program(CMAP).

Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Eligibility:
For low income, elderly, and disabled individuals.

Documents To Bring:
File application, verifying income with applicable documentation. Contingent upon availability of funds, assistance granted.



Be bold-and mighty forces will come to your aid.
-- Basil King




First Baptist Church, Colfax (Grant Parish)

26 Miles Away

911 Main Street
Colfax, LA 71417
(318) 627-5641

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Services:
First Baptist Church of Colfax provides services to the residents of Colfax. They provide assistance with food, clothing, and utility assistance when funds are available.

Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Eligibility:
In need of services.

Documents To Bring:
None.



You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.
-- Les Brown




First Baptist Church - Cross Roads Ministries

35 Miles Away

6725 Hwy 34
Chatham, LA 71226
(318) 249-4894

Services:
Food Pantry

Hours:
9 am - 4 pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays

Eligibility:
Have proof of income

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in



If we begin with certainties, we shall end in doubts; but if we begin with doubts, and are patient in them, we shall end in certainties.
-- Francis Bacon