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Free food pantries, meals and groceries in Caddo Parish.

Food pantries in the Shreveport Louisiana area and across the Caddo Parish region provide help to thousands of families per year. They offer everything from a free box of groceries today to holiday meals, baby formula, toilet paper or weekend snacks for children. Locate a free food bank near you in Caddo Parish or Shreveport Louisiana.

The low-income and people with no money will get a free box of groceries. Find the main free food banks, soup kitchens and drive thru pantries near you that are open today. There is also a toll free phone number at the bottom of the page. While the focus of these Caddo Parish food banks is on very low income families, anyone can turn to them. The disabled as well as senior citizens may also register for a Meals on Wheels service.

The distribution of the food can occur from pantries based at churches, located in parks, or senior centers. There are sites all across the region that struggling residents can call upon. Most also have paper goods like detergent, toilet paper and more.

Some of the locations will offer other services, such as free Christmas meals or clothing year round. Or people can inquire into more targeted resources, such as diapers, clothing, or even emergency applications to food stamps benefits that are available across Shreveport. Much more is available as well, both in season and year round. For example, find free Christmas food.

Places for free food in Shreveport Louisiana community

Temple Human Services
Address is 361 E. 70th, Shreveport, LA 71106. Call (318) 865-0163 for information and intake.
The church operates a food pantry as well as clothing closet. The staff can also refer clients to other assistance programs, such as employment, public benefits, and cash assistance for their grocery needs.

St. Matthew A.M.E. Church
Address: 161 Murphy Street, Shreveport, LA 71103. Main number is (318) 631-8345

C.M.E. Church
2110 Martin Luther King Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107. Call (318) 222-6925
The pantry will offer free food at most one time per month to income qualified residents of Caddo Parish.




New Vision Community Church
727 Flournoy Lucas Rd., Shreveport, LA 71118. Call 318-671-4258
The parish food pantry (and soup kitchens) is open limited hours - Saturday only. Get groceries, baked goods, coffee, canned supplies and other goods.

Christian Services Program
Address is 2346 Levy Street, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103. Call (318) 221-4857
There is a soup kitchen for a hot, cooked lunch and breakfast daily. There are Thanksgiving and Christmas meals in Caddo Parish as well as a free food pantry. Get Crackers, Beans, Bread, Laundry Detergent, Soap, Boxed stuffing, Soup and more. There is also a homeless shelter and financial help. More on help from Christian Services in Caddo Parish.

Linwood Food Bank
1622 Midway Ave, Shreveport, LA 71108. For hours, dial (318) 631-4467
Canned goods, free personal hygiene supplies, groceries, meat, dairy products and other goods are offered by the non-profit.

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
There are multiple parishes that have free food boxes, hot meals, personal hygiene stuff and more in Caddo Parish. Low-income families can get cereal, rice, pasta, read and canned groceries. They also help feed the homeless in Shreveport, single mothers, the elderly with Meals on Wheels and offer other support. Call (318) 865-7807

  • St. John Berchman - 939 Jordan St, Shreveport, LA 71101. A St. Vincent De Paul affiliated charity. A food bank as well as clothing closet help the working poor. Other services include Meals on Wheels, financial aid for bills, housing, and more.
  • St. Catherine Siena Catholic Church - The location is 331 East 71st Street, Shreveport, Louisiana 71106. Regardless of faith, assistance may be offered. Or get applications to ADC, Food Stamps, and other state of Louisiana programs.

Winner's Circle Distribution Center
 7425 Broadacres Rd, Shreveport, LA 71129. Telephone - 318-686-6483
A major focus is on helping low-income, unemployed and single mothers. Free food, baby formula, diapers (as available), milk and other items are passed out from the free Shreveport Louisiana food pantry.





Caddo Community Action Agency Incorporated
4055 St. Vincent Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71108. Call (318) 861-4808
A variety of assistance programs are offered, including a free emergency drive thru pantry. Or get help applying to EBT cards in Caddo Parish, USDA meals, ensure for the elderly and other support.

Brookwood Baptist Church
Location is 9014 Brookwood Church Way, Shreveport, LA 71106. Call (318) 861-8911

Salvation Army
Pantry and thrift store is 147 E Stoner Ave, Shreveport, LA. Call (318) 226-1110
A thrift store and free food pantry are on site. There may also be gift cards for grocery stores, clothing, Angel Tree gifts and meals and other programs. There are also free Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas meals.

Showers of Blessing Ministry
6500 Fairfield, Shreveport, LA 71106. Dial (318) 861-2472

Fairfield United Methodist Church
Address is 4105 Linwood Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71105. Call (318) 868-7771

Catholic Charities of Caddo Parish region
Multiple churches help the low income, poor, and needy, regardless of age, ethnicity, or region. A free food pantry and soup kitchen help feed the community. Get Canned Meats (Tuna, Ham, Chicken), paper products like toilet paper, Boxed stuffing, Rice, Canned Vegetables, beans, snacks and more Continue with Caddo Parish Catholic Charities.

Regional Food Bank of Shreveport
285 Mt Zion Rd, Shreveport, LA 71106. Call (318) 675-2400
The center partners with local soup kitchen, senior centers, and food banks. Everything from fruits, vegetables, and canned goods are offered along with other aid.

Caddo Council On Aging Inc.
1700 Buckner St #240, Shreveport, LA. Call (318) 676-7900
This non-profit is for senior citizens age 60 and older. There will be lunches and other meals served. In some cases, a box of groceries, including dietary items for diabetics and the like, are passed out. Other services include Medicare applications, Meals on Wheels, and more.

Noel Neighborhood Ministries
520 Herndon St, Shreveport, LA 71101. Main number is (318) 424-0434

Galilee Baptist Church of Shreveport
Location is 1500 Pierre Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71103. Call (318) 221-2629
A free food bank is offered. Get tuna, canned chick or beef, eggs, dairy, milk and more. Free holiday meals, including a Thanksgiving turkey or Christmas food box, are offered. There may be rice, hamburger help and paper products too, like napkins.





Life Church
Location is 2222 Meriwether Road, Shreveport, LA 71108. Call (318) 687-7055

Midway Baptist Church
A free Food Pantry is at 1535 Myrtle St, Shreveport, LA 71101. Call (318) 221-3237
Groceries, USDA commodities, and emergency aid is available.

Faith Church Outreach
6708 Southern Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71106
(318) 861-9010
An emergency food pantry is on site. Clients are the unemployed, people in poverty, and homeless, among others.

Airline Drive Church of Christ
2125 Airline Dr
Bossier City, Louisiana
Dial (318) 746-2645

The Philadelphia Center
2020 Centenary Blvd
Shreveport, LA
(318) 222-6633

Shreveport Bossier Rescue Mission
Address is 901 McNeil St
Shreveport, LA
Call (318) 227-2868
The location mostly focuses on the homeless. Clothing, blankets, meals, shelter, and other assistance is available.

Free food programs, groceries and meals in Caddo Parish

For more information in food pantries in Caddo Parish and northwest Louisiana that may be near you, dial (318) 675-2400. There are also Feeding America resources in Caddo Parish. Callers can also get information on USDA food stamps, free school lunches for children, and applications to WIC vouchers, among other support.


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