Information on Additional EBT Benefits During School Closures: EBT Benefits
Reciba ayuda para comprar comida mientras escuelas están cerradas: P-EBT
Family Food resource map that shows where to access food for families (for school breakfast and lunches see below):
********************En Español: Comidas GRATUITAS*******************BRENTWOOD area FREE meals for kids age 2-18 years: Start Tuesday March 17th NEW: Tuesdays and Thursdays only!
(Oakley/Byron area free meals see below)
The following schools will provide FREE meals for the children in their family: two lunches/breakfasts on Tuesdays & three lunches/breakfasts on Thursdays. Children must be present in order for meals to be provided initially. After initial verification of children in household, parents/guardians will be provided a placard to pick up meals for children in household on their behalf as an option.Schools Offering Meals:
- Brentwood Elementary 200 Griffith Lane (main parking lot drive thru) 11am-1pm
- Pioneer Elementary 2010 Shady Willow Lane (bus loop drive thru) 11am-1pm
- Edna Hill Middle School 140 Birch Street (bus loop near front office drive thru) 11am-1pm
- Village Community Resource Center 633 Village Drive (front of Village Center walk/bike)11am-12pm until site runs out (you can drive to the other sites if food runs out at Village)
This program will be solely for the pick up of meals and meals will not be consumed on site. We encourage families to continue to be proactive in reducing the risk of COVID-19 by not congregating at the school site once meals have been distributed, continue to wash your hands often, sneeze or cough into a tissue and stay home if you are sick.
OAKLEY area FREE meals: Start Thursday March 18th
The following schools will provide an opportunity for families to receive FREE - “To Go” Breakfast and Lunch packed meals from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM on Mondays and Thursdays. Children must be present in order for meals to be provided. You will be able to pick up two (2) breakfasts and two (2) lunches for each child on Thursdays and then three (3) breakfasts and three (3) lunches on Mondays. Please stay in your car and meals will passed through based on the number of children in the car.
- Iron House Elementary School 4801 Frank Hengel Way Oakley, CA (parent pick-up in front of school)
- Oakley Elementary School 501 Norcross Lane Oakley, CA (main parking lot loop corner of school building)
All schools with the exception of Iron House and Oakley School during these “to Go’ breakfast and lunch pick up times and will be closed during this shelter in place. This meal program will be solely for the pick-up meals will not be consumed on site. We encourage families to continue to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 is to frequently wash your hands with soap and water, practice social distancing and stay home when you are sick.
BYRON area FREE meals: Start Monday March 30th
Drive through pick up of FREE meals for any children in the Byron/Discovery Bay areas under the age of 18 in their household beginning Monday, March 30th and will continue until school is back in session.
Children must be present in order for meals to be provided. All children ages 18 and under in the Byron, Discovery Bay and surrounding communities are welcome to participate.
Meals will be served at all three school sites:
- Discovery Bay Elementary – Near the gym entrance
- Timber Point Elementary – In the rear loop near the gym
- Excelsior Middle School – In the parking lot in front of the theater
Each bagged meal will include lunch for that day and breakfast for the following morning
Meals will be served between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Please follow the guided path and remain in your car. Meals will be handed out based on the number of children in the car. This program will be solely for pick-up and go; meals may not be consumed on site.
Walk-ups will be welcome for those students without transportation. (Adults may collect a meal for any student present with them under the age of 18)
We encourage families to be patient and continue being proactive in reducing the risk of COVID19 by not congregating at the school site while waiting in line and once meals have been distributed
Please continue to wash your hands often, sneeze or cough into a tissue and stay home if you are sick.We encourage online applications, you can use your smart phone or a computer to apply for the free and reduced breakfast and lunch program today!Click here:You can also turn in paper applications to the cafeteria, school office, or e-mail applications: Send to Food Service Director, Rosy Ayers firstname.lastname@example.orgBenefits of Qualifying for the Free & Reduced Meal Program:
- Students can receive healthy free & reduced breakfast and lunch at school! We have a cook baker at each of our sites, make homemade recipes and procure local fruits and vegetables!
- Discounted Services for Internet and PG&E! Check out Comcast’s internet essentials program where subscribers can receive monthly high-speed Internet service for $9.95/mo and a low cost computer! Also check out PG&E’s CARE program that provides a monthly discount on energy bills.
- Reduced or Waived Fees for Testing & College Applications. AP Testing fee reduced,SAT, SAT & ACT testing fee waived, and even college application waivers.
Foster Children can receive Free Meals! Read more about it here: Foster Parent LetterStudents With Special Dietary Needs:Media Announcements: The PressNon-Discrimination Statement
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Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
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