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    Friends, Free Meals, and Fun! Text "food" to 877-877 to find free summer meals near you  

    The summer meals program is open to all children 18 & under, free of cost. Select locations start serving summer meals on Monday, June 21st.

    The summer meals program spans beyond schools to various recreation centers, camps, community centers, and libraries across Norfolk to help us reach Norfolk children where they already are. 

    No enrollment necessary, just simply show up to a feeding site during serving times.

    *This institution is an equal opportunity employer. 

  • As the new school year approaches, please not the following updates to our Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). 

    Free breakfast and lunch will continue to be offered on all operational days to children participating in educational and childcare programs occurring in Norfolk Public Schools.  

    Grab-N-Go breakfast and lunch for any child (age 18 and under) will continue free of charge at select locations throughout the city.  Meals may be picked up by a child or an adult. Multiple days of food may be picked up at one time. Meals for the weekend will be available on the last serving day of each week.

    Effective August 9, Grab-N-Go meals (choice of hot and cold options) will be available at the following schools, Monday- Thursday, 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM.  The last day is August 26.  Sites are subject to change, based on participation and other factors. Please visit nps.k12.va.us/nutrition for updates. 

    1. Camp Allen Elementary
    2. Coleman Place Elementary
    3. Ingleside Elementary
    4. James Monroe Elementary
    5. Larchmont Elementary
    6. Little Creek Elementary
    7. Oceanair Elementary
    8. Ocean View Elementary
    9. Norview Elementary
    10. B. Young Sr. Elementary
    11. Richard Bowling Elementary
    12. Southside STEM Academy                                                  
    13. Tarrallton Elementary

    Grab-N-Go (cold) meals are also served at the following Norfolk Libraries from 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM on a first come, first served basis. The last day is August 27

    1. Baron F. Black (6700 E Tanners Creek Drive) Tuesday & Wednesday 
    2. Blyden Branch (879 E Princess Anne Road) Monday & Tuesday
    3. Janaf Brach (124 Janaf Shopping Center) Wednesday & Thursday
    4. Jordan Newby Anchor (1425 Norchester Ave) Friday only
    5. Mary Pretlow Anchor (111 W Ocean View Ave) Tuesday- Friday
    6. Park Place Branch (620 W 29th St) Friday only
    7. Slover (235 E Plume Street) Tuesday- Friday

    If you need meals for your child and cannot get to any of the NPS sites listed above, or if you need food for the week of August 30- September 2, please text “FOOD” to 877877 to locate other SFSP programs that may be operating in your area. For additional assistance or referrals to our community partners, please contact the Office of School Nutrition at schoolnutrition@nps.k12.va.us.

    Summer P-EBT will be issued by the VA Department of Social Services on August 25.  All students who were enrolled in NPS as of June 17, are automatically eligible. 

    When the new school year begins, NPS will offer meals free of charge to students under the Seamless Summer option of the National School Lunch Program.  No meal applications are needed. 

    We appreciate your support and participation!