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Breakfast & lunch in the summer

Summer Meals | NYC Department of Education

1. How it Works

This summer, any New Yorker who wants them can get free “grab & go” meals at 400 locations across the city.

  • No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free breakfast or lunch
  • Meals Hubs are open for children and families from 7:30 to 11:30am and for adults from 11:30am to 1:30pm, Monday–Friday
  • Kosher and halal meals are available at certain locations
  • Find Free Summer Meals locations

2. Determine your eligibility

All New Yorkers can get free meals this summer.

Take a short survey to see if you might be eligible for this or 30 other programs.

Am I Eligible?

More ways to get help with this program

Visit the website

Visit the Summer Meals website to find out more.

Call 311

Ask for Summer Meals assistance.

Call the help desk

Call the Schoolfood Summer meals team at 718-707-4398 or School Food’s Help Desk at 877-363-6325 if you have questions.

Find a location

Find Free Summer Meals locations.

Last Updated Friday, July 31st, 12:58pm

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