Jewel J. Newman Community Center and public offices inside to remain closed due to COVID-19

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Photo from Jewel J. Newman Community Center Facebook Page

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) – The Jewel J. Newman Community Center and the public offices inside will remain closed due to the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Councilwoman Chauna Banks.

Also housed in the community center located at 2013 Central Rd. are the Council on Aging Senior Center; Baton Rouge Primary Care Medical Clinic; City-Parish Office of Human Development and Services; and Metro Council District 2 Office. 

All of these offices will also remain closed indefinitely.

Councilwoman Banks says each office staff will continue “to answer phones and check emails.”

Requests for services can be made directly to each office.  

If you have any questions or issues, contact Councilwoman Chauna Banks at (225) 389-8331 or

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