Free Summer Meals Program for Children 18 and Under

SFSP provides breakfast and lunch in the summer to ages 18 and younger

May 19, 2019

Ensuring Children have Access to Nutritious Meals and Snacks When School is not in Session

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally-funded, state-administered program. SFSP reimburses program operators who serve free healthy meals and snacks to children and teens in low-income areas. Children 18 years and younger may receive free meals and snacks through SFSP. At most sites, children receive either one or two reimbursable meals each day. Certain camps and sites may be approved to serve up to three meals to each child, each day. Opening Date June 3, 2019

The SFSP is a federally-funded, state-administered program. The SFSP reimburses providers who serve free healthy meals to children and teens in low-income areas during the summer months when school is not in session.

Please click on the link here to find a program for your children:

Or you may also text “Summer Meals” to 97779 or call 1-866-348-6479 to find a site near you.

Birmingham area programs are shown on the map below. At the SFSP website, type in your address to find the closest one to you. Each program that is listed has a number to call to register your child/children.

Click on the map below to take you  to directly to the site.

Please take the time to share this critical information and help prevent hunger this summer.

Click the screen shot above to be taken the Summer Meal Site Finder. Type in your address on the map.


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