Community Meals

Free Summer Meals

New York City is committed to making free “grab & go” meals available for all New Yorkers starting June 28th across the city. To find a location online click the search link below, text “NYC FOOD” or “NYC COMIDA” to 877-877 (text messaging and data rates may apply), call 311 or visit GETFOODNYC. All locations, dates and times are subject to change.

  • No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free breakfast or lunch 
  • Locations will be available for search on 6/25/2021 after 5pm
  • Meals Hubs are open for children and families Monday–Friday 
  • Breakfast and lunch service times will be 9am to 1pm (click links to view menus) 
  • Vegetarian meals are available at all locations 
  • All meals are Grab and Go, not to be consumed on site
  • Kosher and Halal meals are available at select locations (see information below)
  • There will be no service Monday, July 5th (Independence Day Observed) and Tuesday, July 20th (Eid-ul-Adha) 

Meals For All New Yorkers

Take home and cook options will be available at the community hubs. Check your local DOE food distribution center for more information. These meals are perfect for cooking at home with families. The choice of items may vary according to location and availability. 

The following items may be available at your nearest location: Baked Ravioli, Beef Burgers, Burrito (Southwest), Buttermilk Biscuits, Buttermilk Pancakes, Chicken (Oven Roasted & Sliders), Fish Patty, French Fries, Garlic Toast, Grilled Cheese, Jamaican Beef Patty, Mac & Cheese, Mozzarella Sticks, Omelet, Pizza, Stuffed Shells, Turkey (Oven Roasted and Breakfast Sausage Patty) and Waffles.

Find a Community Meal Site

Kosher, Halal and Vegetarian Meals 

  • Kosher certified meals are available at select sites. These sites are listed below and can also be found in the Community Meals look up tool. 
  • Community Meals sites across the city in areas with large Muslim populations offer expanded Halal meal service. Besides these sites, all community meals sites will continue to offer vegetarian and halal certified options.
  • Dates, locations, and menus are subject to change.
  • Sites may be temporarily closed due to staffing issues. Signs will be posted at any closed location directing the public to the nearest open site.
  • Vegetarian meals are available at all locations.

Kosher Meals

Kosher certified meals are available at select sites. These sites are listed below and can also be found in the Community Meals look up tool.

Kosher meals follow the USDA meal nutrition guidelines and are produced in partnership with a certified kosher distributor. Our kosher meal sites are housed in DOE school buildings and staffed by DOE food service staff. Meals offered at our kosher meal sites are free and available to any New Yorker that requests them.

Site locations are subject to change due to COVID-19.

Brooklyn

Bensonhurst/BoroPark
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School - 5800 20th Avenue 11204 
  • J.H.S. 220 - 4812 9th Avenue, 11220 
Crown Heights
  • P.S. 221⁠ - 791 Empire Blvd, 11213
Midwood
  • James Madison High School – 3787 Bedford Avenue, 11229
Williamsburg
  • P.S. 16⁠ - 157 Wilson Street, 11211

Bronx

Riverdale
  • P.S. 24 Spuyten Duyvil, 660 West 236th Street, Bronx, NY, 10463

Manhattan

Upper West Side
  • P.S. 75⁠ - 735 West End Avenue, 10025
Washington Heights
  • P.S. 048 - P.O. Michael J. Buczek⁠—4360-78 Broadway, 10033

Queens

Flushing
  • P.S. 164 Queens Valley - 138-01 77th Ave, 11367
Far Rockaway
  • P.S. 253 - 1307 Central Avenue,11691
Forest Hills
  • Forest Hills High School - 67-01 110th St, Forest Hills, 11375

Staten Island

  • CSI HS for international Studies, 100 Essex Drive, 10314

Halal Meals

Community Meals sites across the city in areas with large Muslim populations offer expanded Halal meal service. Besides these sites, all community meals sites will continue to offer vegetarian and Halal certified options.

Additional sites are open and noted with a (new) tag. Please observe the times sites are open.

Bronx

Open 9 AM - 1 PM

  • Fannie Lou Hamer - 1021 Jennings Street, 10460
  • PS 75 - 984 Faile Street, 10459
  • PS 204 - 1780 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, 10453
  • The Highbridge Green School - 200 West 167th Street, 10452
  • Jonas Bronck Academy - 400 East Fordham Road, 10458
  • MS 127 (JHS 127)⁠ - 1560 Purdy Street, 10462
  • Port Morris – 564 Jackson Avenue, 10455
  • Archer Elementary School – 1827 Archer Street,10460
  • Blueprint Middle School – 1111 Pugsley Avenue, 10472

Brooklyn

Brooklyn 

  • Open 9 AM - 1 PM
  • PS 214 - 2944 Pitkin Avenue
  • PS 179 - 202 Avenue C, 11218
  • PS 119 Amersfoort - 3829 Avenue K, 11210
  • Bay Academy – 1401 Emmons Avenue, 11235
  • Mary White Ovington – 7002 4th Avenue, 11209

Manhattan

Open 9 AM - 1 PM

  • PS 4 - 504 W 158th Street, 10032
  • PS 192 - 500 W 138th Street, 10031
  • PS 8 - 465 W 167th Street, 10032
  • PS 20 -166 Essex Street, 10002
  • JHS 52 - 650 Academy Street, 10034
  • PS 112 - 535 East 119th Street, 10035
  • The Lexington School - 131 East 104th Street, 10029
  • PS 36 -123 Morningside Drive, 10027
  • Magnet School of Inquiry and Expression – 2580 Amsterdam Avenue, 10040

Queens

Open 9 AM - 1 PM

  • PS 64 - 82-01 101st Ave, Ozone Park, 11416
  • MS 137 109-15 98th Street, Jamaica, 11417
  • PS 100 - 111-11 118 Street, South Ozone Park, 11420
  • JHS 8 - 108-35 167th Street, Jamaica, 11433
  • IS 238 - 88-15 182nd Street, Hollis, 11423
  • PS 182 - 153-27 88th Avenue, Jamaica 11432
  • MS 358 - 88-08 164th Street, Jamaica 11432
  • PS 131 - 170-45 84th Avenue, 11432
  • PS 95 - 179-01 90th Avenue, 11432
  • PS 217 - 85-05 144th St, Jamaica, 11435
  • PS 280 - 34-20 94 Street, 11372
  • Thomas Edison High School⁠ - 165-65 84th Avenue, Jamaica 11432
  • JHS 210 - 101-11 93rd Street, Jamaica 11416
  • Gwendoline N Alleyne – 33-52 62nd Street, Woodside 11377

Staten Island

Open 9 AM - 1 PM

  • PS 22 - 1860 Forest Avenue, 10303
  • Curtis High School⁠ - 105 Hamilton Avenue, 10301
  • CSI High School for International Studies - 100 Essex Drive, 103142
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