Tom Hoefer of the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury regretfully announce that the Food For Seniors food distribution for January 21 had to be canceled due to the freezing temperatures and threat of icy precipitation. According to KPLC News, the next Food For Seniors distribution day is set for Friday, February 18. Please note times will vary depending on what perish location food boxes are received.

Food For Seniors is a community program provided by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and Catholic Charities in an effort to end elderly food insecurity. Free food boxes are available every month to seniors 60-years and up who meet federal income guidelines. The function of the Food for Seniors Program is to provide a nutritious meal to area seniors with food boxes filled with non-perishable and healthy food goods.

This program is always open to new registrants. For more info or to register, call (337) 721-4030 ext. 5111 or toll-free 800-522-3333. Food For Seniors food boxes is distributed on the third Friday of each month, at several different locations throughout Calcasieu Parish. Below is a list of the sites and hours of operation.

Allen P. August Multipurpose Annex -  8 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
2000 Moeling St. Lake Charles

Bell City/Hayes Fire Station - 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
8141 Galley Road, Hayes

Chateau Du Lac - 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
333 Mill St., Lake Charles

DeQuincy Fire Station - City Hall - 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
786-8241, 300 N. Holly St.

Golden Arms -1 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
1481 Third St., Lake Charles

Iowa Community Center - 9 a.m.- 11 a.m.
207 W. US 90

Moss Bluff VFW Post #7321 - 8:30 a.m.- 10 a.m.
2668 US 171 at Joe Miller Road

Starks V.F.W. Post #4759 - 9 a.m.- 11 a.m.
LA 12 West

Sulphur Senior Center - 8 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.
601 Maple St.

Sulphur Retirement Community - 8 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.
503 Cypress St.

Tower Oaks - 11 a.m.- noon
222 Louie St., Lake Charles

University Park - 1 p.m.- 2 p.m.
1001 Central Park, Lake Charles

Vinton Pentecostal Church - 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
1805 West St.

Westlake Senior Center - 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
2001 Jones St.

Word of Hope Family Worship Center (every third Saturday) - 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
3975 East Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles

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