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Food Bank/Pantry Referral Information

We recommend you contact these food pantries and soup kitchens before visiting in order to verify the hours of operations, physical address, eligibility requirements, and necessary documentation needed for your visit.

Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

Type: Food Bank
10600 South Choctaw Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Phone: (225) 359 9940

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
This organization can provide additional information regarding food pantries and soup kitchens in your area.

Hope Ministries

Type: Food Pantry serving those within the 70805 zip code.
4643 Winbourne Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Phone: (225) 355 0702

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9:00 a.m. until the maximum number of households are served.
Serves the first 30 households in line; Fridays reserved for seniors and disabled only. Please note: clients can only shop once per month.

United Way 2-1-1: Information Referral

Type: Information Referral
Phone: (225) 923 2114 or 2-1-1

United Way 2-1-1 is an information and referral telephone service maintained by the Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center. Trained counselors assist callers by linking them to agencies in their community that can fulfill their particular need.

St. Vincent De Paul

Type: Soup Kitchen
220 St. Vincent de Paul Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 383 7837

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Serves a hot, nutritious meal every day of the year as well as a brown bag supper Monday through Friday.

Shepherd’s Market Food Pantry

Type: Food Pantry
230 Renee Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: (225) 337 1306

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Serves 35 households per day, particularly those living in the 70808, 70809, 70810, and 70820 zip codes.

The Missionaries of Charity at St. Agnes

Type: Women & Children’s Shelter and Soup Kitchen
749 East Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 383 8367

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Wednesday
Friday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Serves a hot meal five mornings a week and several dozen women and children every night (with breakfast and dinner provided).