Central Food Distribution Services

Central, Louisiana


Click to print an application.  Application must be filled out completely and legibly.  All required documents must accompany food bank application

You may email completed application and documents in (pdf format please) to cityofcentralfoodbank@gmail.com 

Q - What do I need to apply for assistance with the City of Central Food Bank?  


This will make the application process much faster.

A - 

  1. You must live in the City of Central
  2. Provide a photo ID
  3. Provide proof of residency for ALL household members.  LEASE OR UTILITY BILL
  4. Provide proof of ALL income for entire household 
  5. Provide documentation that school-age children are attending a City of Central school.
  6. To receive baby item assistance, you must provide a birth certificate for each child 0-4 years of age
  7. Provide Social Security Numbers and birth dates for all household members
  8. If you are a legal garden for a child or children, you must provide documentation from the court.
  9. If you receive or pay child support, you must provide documentation
  10. If you receive or pay spousal support, you must provide documentation

If you are approved for assistance, and at any time anything changes you must notify the City of Central Food Bank immediately in writing to these changes.

Q - What happens after I apply?

A - 

  1. When approved, you will receive a packet in the mail. This packet will have all of the information you will need to collect your monthly assistance. 
  2. If more documents are needed, you will receive a letter in the mail specifying what documents are required. Once you receive this request, you may bring the documents to the food bank or email them to cityofcentralfoodbank@gmail.com

Q - What happens if I don't have all of the required documents at the time I apply?
A - If you do not have all of your required documents at the time you apply, you will receive a "Welcome Bag" of food.  Not supplying the appropriate documentation at the time you apply will make the application process take longer.  So, please come prepared.