Find a Pantry: Visit a local Second Harvest Food Bank or call 2-1-1 and ask about emergency food assistance or call 504-734-1322 from 7:30 am 4:00 pm.
Levee Food Pantry: Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10am-2pm at 1800 Deslonde Street. Call 504-427-8343 to make an appointment (bring: proof of income, proof of residence)
Salvation Army: Thursdays 1:00 – 3:30 pm at 4546 S. Claiborne Ave. Contact: 504-899-4569 (bring: ID, proof of residency i.e. utilities or rent bill in your name)
Total Community Action 70118 and 70125 residents: Mon.-Fri. 8am 5pm at 4518 Thalia Street., contact: 504-872-0334 (bring: picture ID, proof of income, social security card for each person in household)
Broadmoor Community Church: on Mon. 10am-12pm and Wed. 1-3pm at 2021 S. Dupre St. (bring: proof of residence, income, and photo ID). Contact: 504-249-5130 or/ 504-822-7229. On Mondays, there are also free HIV, Hep C, Syphilis and blood pressure tests at the pantry.
Central City Christian Fellowship: Every 1st, 2nd, and 3rd and Thurs. of the month, from 11:30am-1pm and 3-5pm at 2138 4th St. Contact: 504-891-5721 with any questions.
Tips: Choose “New to LA Café? Click here to get started” even if you’ve had SNAP before. On the first page that asks for your info, DON’T enter an email. When you attempt to continue, a warning message about not providing your email will pop up. Click “click here” at the end of the warning message to continue the application.
For assistance with applying, contact Mary Smith at Catholic Charities at 504-861-6360 or 504-605-9248, or Broadmoor Improvement Association at 504-249-5130
Farmers market accepts SNAPwith dollar-for-dollar match to buy double produce at Crescent City Farmers Markets (crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/events/calendar). Also, at the Refresh Farmers Market, every Monday from 4-7pm at 2606 St. Louis St.
Pick-up/delivery for seniors, adults with high-risk medical needs, those impacted by COVID-19, homelessness, or families with children under 18. Not eligible if you receive federal food assistance like SNAP. To register call 3-1-1, or apply online: ready.nola.gov/meals. Program through at least Jan. 31.
If you’re unhoused, registration is sometimes available at St. Jude’s Mon-Sat, 9:00-10:30am 400/411 N. Rampart.