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Summer Meals and LunchStop Program

Children attending CPS summer programs—and all Chicago children between 1 and 18 years old—are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch at any school where summer programs take place.

Summer Meal Programs

Through the Summer Food Service Program, CPS will continue to offer a variety of nutritious meals to anyone age 18 and younger throughout the summer. Meal kits containing 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches will be available at over 270 locations throughout the city. Children do not need to be present and families can take meal kits home. The summer meal distribution schedule is Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm from June 22nd-August 28th.

Summer Meals Site Finder

LunchStop Program & Locations

In addition to summer meals served indoors, CPS also offers meals at outdoor school locations throughout the entire summer through the LunchStop program. The LunchStop summer meal program provides free, healthy meals across Chicago to all children between 1 and 18 years old. Children do not have to be CPS students.

Note: all meals must be consumed onsite.