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Jefferson Parish Creates a Food Program to Assist Senior Citizens in Need

METAIRIE — Due to the impact of COVID-19, Jefferson Parish has created a program to assist with food insecurity for qualified individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be Senior Citizens of age 65 or older that reside in Jefferson Parish and are not receiving any other Federal or State Food Nutritional Benefits or Assistance (EBT/Food Stamps, SNAP, Meals on Wheels, etc)
  • Must be Senior Citizens of age 60 – 64 who are also diagnosed with COVID-19 or ordered to stay in quarantine by a doctor, that reside in Jefferson Parish and are not receiving any other Federal or State Food Nutritional Benefits or Assistance (EBT/Food Stamps, SNAP, Meals on Wheels, etc)
  • Must be Senior Citizens of age 60 – 64 that have mobility limitations that force them to be homebound or have underlying/high risk health conditions that make it best to practice self-quarantine, that reside in Jefferson Parish and are not receiving any other Federal or State Food Nutritional Benefits or Assistance (EBT/Food Stamps, SNAP, Meals on Wheels, etc)

NOTE: All applications will be vetted by Jefferson Parish before being approved. All applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail with their approval status once the intake application period has closed.

Households with multiple qualified recipients must file applications individually.

Each application will be evaluated and approved, on a first come, first served basis through the period of Feb 11 – Feb 18. The program is scheduled to begin distribution on Feb 22 for a consecutive 30-day period.

If the above conditions apply to you, please continue to the application here – https://form.jotform.com/210186084748157?fbclid=IwAR0SvLRtvA1jGptbhtWmBgFulnHKo7tmZXqpqOpckuFrHErCx6nlAQK3PJ0

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