Free meals for all New Yorkers

Friday, July 10, 2020

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making free meals available daily for any New Yorker.

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making free meals available daily for any New Yorker. Any New Yorker who wants one can get free meals at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city.

  • Meals can be picked up at all Meal Hubs 7:30 am to 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Meals Hubs will operate for children and families from 7:30 am to 11:30 am, and for adults from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
    • No one will be turned away at any time
    • All adults and children can pick up multiple meals at one time
    • Vegetarian and halal options available at all sites
  • No dining space is available, so meals must be eaten off premises
  • Parents and guardians may pick up meals for their children
  • No registration or ID required

FIND A MEAL HUB → Click here

What's on the Menu?

Visit Our Free Meals Food Truck

Free meals available for all from 7:30AM to 1:30PM. Located at: 124-06 14th Avenue, College Point 11356 (outside PS 379 in Queens) Monday to Friday.

Pizza Meal Kits

Now Available

All Meal Hubs began offering take home pizza meal kits. Take home pizza meal kits can be cooked at home using an oven, microwave, or toaster oven. Meal Hub patrons can pick up pizza alongside to grab-and-go meal offerings, and this option will continue to be available throughout the summer.

Kosher Meals

We now include sites that offer exclusively kosher certified meals. Free Kosher will be available to any New Yorker at locations in Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Bronx, and Queens. The sites are listed below and can also be found in the Meal Hub 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.

Bronx

Riverdale

  • P.S. 24 Spuyten Duyvil⁠—660 West 236 Street, 10463

Brooklyn

Boro Park

  • P.S. 192 The Magnet School For Math And Science⁠—4715 18 Avenue,11204
  • P.S. 160 William T. Sampson⁠—5105 Fort Hamilton Parkway,11219

Crown Heights

  • P.S. 221⁠—791 Empire Blvd, 11213
  • P.S. 289 George V. Brower⁠—900 St Marks Avenue, 11213

Midwood

  • P.S. 197 The Kings Highway Academy⁠—1599 East 22 Street,11210

Williamsburg

  • PS 132 The Conselyea School⁠—320 Manhattan Avenue, 11211
  • PS 257 John F Hylan⁠—60 Cook Street, 11206
  • Brooklyn Community High School of Communication, Arts and Media⁠—300 Willoughby Avenue, 11205
  • P.S. 16⁠—157 Wilson Street, 11211

Manhattan

Lower East Side

  • P.S. 134 Henrietta Szold⁠—293 East Broadway,10002

Upper West Side

See also

Meal Location Hub

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