Hurricane Ida forces EBRCOA to close senior centers until after Labor Day, Hot Meal Drive-Thru Distribution sites remain open


East Baton Rouge Council on Aging (EBRCOA)

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging is making adjustments because of Hurricane Ida.

All of the EBRCOA senior centers are going to remain closed until Tuesday, September 7.

The EBRCOA Hot Meal Drive Thru Distribution sites are going to remain open as long as supplies are available at the various locations.

These sites are open to local seniors:

  • Charles R. Kelly Community Senior Center
  • Jewel J. Newman Senior Center
  • The Lotus Center
  • Leo S. Butler Senior Center
  • Baker Senior Center
  • Antioch Senior Center
  • Perkins Senior Center
  • Central Lotus Activity Center
  • Sharlo Terrace

These sites will be open between 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. from Wednesday, September 1 thru Friday, September 3.

All recipients must be at least 60-year-old.

EBRCOA is putting a limit of two meals per vehicle that show up at one of their distribution sites.

“EBRCOA is committed to continue operations in a Disaster Emergency Preparedness and Disaster
Recovery capacity, ensuring that the essential needs of the our most vulnerable population are
adequately addressed.” – Tasha Clark Amar, CEO

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