Summer Food Program

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) also called summer meal programs or summer lunch programs are free meal sites that help kids and teens up  to 18 years of age when school is out in June, July, and August. 

Who is eligible? 

Children and teens age 18 and younger. 

Do I have to apply? 

No application, paperwork, or proof of income is required to receive free breakfast or lunch. Kids and teens can show up during scheduled meal hours and receive a free meal. 

How do I find a summer meal program near me?

There are three ways to find a summer meal program in your area: 

  • By text (Data and message rates may apply)
    • Text FOOD to 877-877.
    • For Spanish, text COMIDA to 877-877.
  • By phone
    • Call the USDA Hotline at 1-866-348-6479
  • Online


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