Summer Food Programs

Children can receive free nutritious meals during school vacation and off-track periods through the following programs.
United States Department of Agriculture
California Department of Education
Long Beach Unified School District            (562) 427-7923
The LBUSD Nutrition Services branch provides summer lunches at selected Long Beach schools and parks to help children meet their nutritional needs. The programs are open to all children 18 years of age and under at no cost. June – August, call for exact dates.
Summer Harvest
Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks           (818) 546-2383, (818) 546-2384
Free lunches to kids and teens (1-18) at over 100 parks, June – August, call for exact dates.
Los Angeles Unified School District Summer Food Services Program
Lunch at the Library Program
The California Summer Meal Coalition and California Library Association are working with libraries and meal providers across California to offer summer lunch programs for children and teens. All library meal sites provide free summer lunches and engage families with library programs and services, including arts, literacy, and STEM programming for participating children and teens.
Orange County Summer Meals for Children
California Summer Meal Coalition