Basile, LA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 80 food pantries in the Basile area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Basile , LA 70515

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Basile, 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 Basile , LA.

Area Served:
Basile , LA



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Eunice Food Bank

10 Miles Away

501 Samuel Drive
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-7541

Services:
The Eunice Food Bank sponsors annual food drives for the needy in Eunice Distribute food to families EVERY OTHER MONTH (usually 4-6 days worth of food). Food drop-off locations: N.W. Community Center, 501 Samuel Drive, Eunice and K.C. Hall in Basile.

Occassionally, clothing may be available.

Hours:
M, W, F; 9a - 12p
Food Distribution: Every other month

Eligibility:
Anyone in need of food in Eunice and surrounding areas

Documents To Bring:
Application required; must provide proof of household income; proof of residency; number in home.



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Christian Service Center of Iota

14 Miles Away

422 Kennedy Drive
Iota, LA 70543
(337) 779-3057

Services:
Second Harvest Food Pantry The Center will also supply some clothing as their supply permits.
Serves Iota and surrounding small towns: Egan, Evangeline, Maxie, Cartville

Hours:
Wed, Thurs; 8A-12P

Eligibility:
Low income

Documents To Bring:
Application process; Provide ID, food stamp letter (if applicable), utility bill for proof of residency, number in the home, household income information (if applicable)



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St. Francis Center

14 Miles Away

618 8th ST
Mamou, LA 70554
(337) 468-3559

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Services:
Keywords: Clothing Food Assistance Thrift Shop

St. Francis Center helps the needy with food and clothing and operates a thrift store.

Hours:
TU & TH, 8A-12P

Eligibility:
Mamou needy residents

Documents To Bring:
Application is required for food along with proof of income and food stamp sheet (if any).
Through application; documentation needed are proof of income and expenses, food stamp sheet, Security Number



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Allen Community Action Agency

14 Miles Away

505 West 7th Avenue
Oberlin, LA 70655
(337) 639-4348

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Services:
Provides assistance to low income persons throughout Allen Parish.

*Weatherization
*Head Start
*Food Bank

Hours:
M-TH, 8A-4P

Eligibility:
In need of assistance with Emergency Food,
Weatherization Programs,Home Rehabilitation/Repair or Early Head Start.

Documents To Bring:
Call the number listed.



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Allen Action Agency

14 Miles Away

505 West Seventh Avenue
Oberlin, LA 70655
(337) 639-4348

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Services:
Provides assistance to low income persons within Allen Parish. Head Start, Weatherization Program, Energy and Rent Assistance through United Way, LIHEAP, Food Bank, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Information and Referral, Tutorial Program, and a Needy Christmas Program.

*Disaster*

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

Eligibility:
Low income families.

Documents To Bring:
Application process.



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Jefferson Davis Council on The Aging Inc.

20 Miles Away

210 South State Street
Jennings, LA 70546
(337) 824-5504

Services:
To continue serving our elderly population and the General public is a goal we have proudly achieved and hope to continue doing for all of Jefferson Davis parish.

MISSION STATEMENT:
The Jefferson Davis Council on Aging, Inc. is a nonprofit Incorporated Agency comprised of trained professionals, skilled in every aspect of the aging network, children and families. The main objective is keeping our elderly population independent, in their own homes, for as long as possible. Children and families are also part of our mission since we are an incorporated entity and service the general population, especially children and families of low income brackets.

Our elderly clients, in keeping with the Older American Act are from all economic and social entities. Elders confined to nursing home and medical facilities also benefit from our transportation and elderly abuse services.

It is the philosophy of the Jefferson Davis Council on Aging, Inc., to provide a variety of professional services to the 60 plus and low income children and families within the parish. These services for the elderly include:
SENIOR SERVICES
*Outreach
*Information and Assistance
*Transportation
*Nutrition Education
*Material Aid
*Medication Management
*Care Giver Services
*Recreation
*Commodities
*Follow-Up Evaluation
*Elderly Abuse Education
*Homemaker Services
*Medicaid Waivers
*Project Care
*Emergency Assistance
*Food for Seniors
*Congregate and Home Delivered Meals (provided through catering contract with Calcasieu Corrections Center, Lake Charles LA
*Legal Services (provided through Southwest Legal Services, Lake Charles LA)

Senior Citizens

*Disaster*

Hours:
Monday-Friday
7am-3pm
FOOD PANTRY available during regular business hours when food is available.

Eligibility:
*See Individual Resource's Eligibility requirements because different Resources have Different Eligibility Requirements
*All residents of Jefferson Davis Parish over age 60. (for most services)
*Transportation Service is also for Calcasieu Parish,
*Prescription Drug Assistance(18+).

Documents To Bring:
*See Individual Resource's Application Processes because different Resources have different Application Processes
*Please call for more information.



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Jeff Davis Parish Assist Agency / Jennings

20 Miles Away

311 N. State Street
Jennings, LA 70546
(337) 824-7800

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Services:
Elevate the standard of living and improve the quality of life for low-income families and communities in southwest Louisiana.
FOOD.
*Disaster*

Hours:
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm.

Eligibility:
Must be a resident of the area served.
Must meet income guidelines.

Documents To Bring:
Application process.



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Food Net/Jefferson Davis Parish

20 Miles Away

c/o Immaculate Conception Church
Jennings, LA 70546
(337) 824-1164

Services:
keywords: food pantry food assistance food bank
Food Distributor/Pantry for Jeff Davis Parish. Food is collected through various drives and donations Food is kept at Immaculate Conception Church. As calls are received from local agencies or individuals, food is then assembled and distributed after applications are processed and approved Arrangements are made for pick-up.

Hours:
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm/Monday-Friday

Eligibility:
Anyone in need of food; must be at poverty level or emergency situation such as fire, etc.

Documents To Bring:
Interview process; Documentation of income needed



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ASSIST / Jennings

20 Miles Away

311 N. State St., Zeigler Annex, #2
Jennings, LA 70546
(337) 824-7800

Services:
keywords: rental assistance utility assistance food pantry food assistance medication assistance defensive driving
Financial Assistance to Low income families to reduce the burden of home energy costs and weatherization. Social Service Agency for Jeff Davis Parish aiding low income families with food, medication, home energy costs and rent assistance. Conducts defensive driving classes. (DWI's referred from Court)

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

Eligibility:
Low income residents of Jeff Davis Parish

Documents To Bring:
Call for information



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Evangeline Community Action Agency

22 Miles Away

403 W Magnolia
Ville Platte, LA 70586
(337) 363-1306

Services:
keywords: community action agency transportation commodity site weatherization information and referral
Evangeline Community Action Agency (CAA) provides LIHEAP; Home Cooling; Food for Families pickup location; and Transportation Assistance services.

Hours:
M-F, 8A-4:30P

Eligibility:
Low income residents of Evangeline Parish

Documents To Bring:
Call for application and appointment; need social security numbers all household, income statements, expense statements, utility bill/disconnect notice.



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