Free Summer Meals 2024 

June 27-August 30. Even when school is out, you can still enjoy free breakfast and lunch! Our 2024 Free Summer Meals Program is here for you all across New York City, and it's totally free for anyone who's 18 years old or younger. You can find these meals at specific places like select NYC Public Schools, community pool centers, parks, and libraries. And guess what? You don't need to sign up, show any papers, or have an ID to get these meals. Just head to one of our spots and enjoy a delicious breakfast and lunch. Have a great summer filled with good food and fun!

School Meals

New York City Public Schools offers free breakfast, lunch and afterschool meals to all NYC public school students during the school year. Watch a video to learn more about our food service program. 

Parents & Students

Learn everything you need to know about free school breakfast and lunch. View menus, nutritional information, and allergens. Complete your school meal application form online, plus take our “Tell Us What You Want to Eat” survey.

Principals, School Administration & Charter Schools

Find information about our public and non-public school food service programs. Find menus, nutritional information, allergen facts, 504 accommodations, how to start an afterschool or weekend meal program to securing our vending services.

School Kitchen Dashboard

Get the inside scoop on meal service at your school, from programs available like halal meals to infrastructure details like school gardens and cafeteria enhancement experience installations.

Food Service Careers

Looking to make a difference in our students' lives? Learn more here about career opportunities for food service managers, cooks, and kitchen staff in all five boroughs.

Food Education Roadmap

Learn how we are working to expand food education across all New York City public schools.

Contact The Office of Food & Nutrition Services 

For more information about our menus, nutrition information, approved foods to be sold in schools, programs, questions or comments email us at Please provide your name and email address when responding.