Children and Youth Summer Meal Program

The City of Seattle funds a summer meal program, providing no-cost breakfasts, lunches, and snacks for kids and teens ages 1-18 years. The 2019 program runs from Monday, July 1st through Friday, August 23rd. Most sites will be closed Thursday, July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day holiday, but a select few sites may be operating.

Interested in Operating a Summer Meal Site at your nonprofit community program?

Email site application to by Friday, June 14, 2019 to see if you qualify to participate. Click here to download an application.

Apply to host a Summer Meal Program Site!

Here's how you can find the closest meal site:

  • Use the Summer Meals Search Tool that displays sponsor, site and meal information with online mapping toolsFree Summer Meals Graphic - Tool can be found at
  • Call the USDA Hotline 1-866-348-6479
  • Text "Food" (o "Comida" en español) to 877-877
  • Email
  • Call our office at 206-386-1140

children at summer foods program site