Take-Out & Community Meals

New York City is committed to making free meals available daily for all New Yorkers. Any New Yorker can receive free meals available across the city. Please read the information below on how to find a location online or text “NYC FOOD” or “NYC COMIDA” to 877-877 (text messaging and data rates may apply).

There will be no service Thursday, May 13th (Eid-Al-Fitr) and Monday, May 31st (Memorial Day).

FOR STUDENTS AND FAMILES

  • All families and students can visit to pick up three free grab-and-go meals.
  • Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • No registration, ID, or documentation required
  • No dining space is available, so meals must be eaten off premises
  • Parents and guardians may pick up meals for their children
  • Use the search below to find a Take-Out location near you

FOR MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY

  • Monday through Friday, 3pm to 5pm
  • No registration, ID, or documentation required
  • No dining space is available, so meals must be eaten off premises
  • Multiple meals may be picked up at once
  • Find a Kosher and Halal location
  • Visit GETFOODNYC to find a location 3pm to 5pm

Take home and cook options will be available at the community hubs. Check your local DOE food distribution center for more information. These meals are perfect for cooking at home with families. The choice of items may vary according to location and availability.

The following items may be available at your nearest location: Baked Ravioli, Beef Burgers, Burrito (Southwest), Buttermilk Biscuits, Buttermilk Pancakes, Chicken (Oven Roasted & Sliders), Fish Patty, French Fries, Garlic Toast, Grilled Cheese, Jamaican Beef Patty, Mac & Cheese, Mozzarella Sticks, Omelet, Pizza, Stuffed Shells, Turkey (Oven Roasted and Breakfast Sausage Patty) and Waffles.

Find A Take-Out Location
All locations, dates, times and menus are subject to change.