Services

Monthly Food Boxes

If you are interested in receiving a Food Box from one of our 25 pantries located throughout the parish, please contact our offices for more information. Please call (985) 542-4676 Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday from 8AM until 1:30PM.



You will need the following information in order to qualify for a monthly Food Box:



- Picture ID. We cannot start an application without a picture ID

If you receive Food Stamps, you must provide:
- Food Stamp award letter
- Electric Bill in your name (Lease or rental receipt in your name)

If you do not receive Food Stamps, you must provide:
- Original Social Security Cards for everyone who lives in your house
- Electric Bill in your name (Lease or rental receipt in your name)
- Proof of Income for EVERYONE that lives in your house



Emergency Food Boxes


If you have experienced a fire, recent divorce, or other unavoidable tragedy in your life, we provide Emergency Food Boxes to area residents. Please call our offices to explain your situation.

Fact:
We provide food to youth programs, rehabilitation centers, homeless shelters, and a veterans home.
Hot Meals

We have set up two Hot Meal sites within our parish - both in Amite. These sites distribute hot meals at least once per week. Below is information for each site.



Amite Locations:

Little Bethel Baptist Church
215 West Palmetto Street
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-8020



Wednesdays, starting around 11:30AM

 

St. Helena Catholic Church
122 South First Street
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-5534

Sundays, starting around 6:00PM

Fact:
In a typical year, we can serve 14,400 children and over 13,000 senior citizens.