Summer Meals

Providence youth, age 18 and under, are eligible for free summer meals!

Free summer meals begin July 5, 2022. 

For more information, and for a downloadable meals schedule, click the Summer Meal Sites PDF on the righthand side.

Summer Meals Sites By Neighborhood

Meal service will run July 5 through August 26, Monday through Friday. During inclement weather and throughout the summer, times and locations may vary or change, so parents and families should call 2-1-1 to find a summer meal site in their neighborhood. Meals can be eaten on-site or taken away. There are no income requirements or registration. Any child under age 18 may come to eat.

Elmhurst · Mt. Pleasant

  • Fargnoli Park: 12:00PM–2:00PM
  • George J West Park: 12:15PM–2:15PM
  • John O’brien Park: 11:15AM–1:15PM

Federal Hill · West End

  • Zuccolo/Pastore Park: 12:15PM–2:15PM
  • Dexter Training Ground: 11:00AM–1:00PM
  • Wiggins Village: 11:15AM–1:15PM
  • Codding Court PHA: 11:30AM–1:30PM

South Side

  • Sackett Street Playground: 12:15PM–2:15PM
  • Major Park: 10:45AM–12:45PM
  • Harriet and Sayles Park: 11:45AM–1:45PM
  • Jennifer Rivera Park: 11:30AM–1:30PM
  • McGrane Pool (Bucklin Rec Center): 12:15PM–2:15PM
  • Richardson Park: 12:00PM–2:00PM
  • Peace & Plenty Park: 11:00AM–1:00PM
  • Columbia Park: 11:15AM–1:15PM
  • Pearl Street Playground: 11:45AM–1:45PM

Charles · Smith Hill

  • Father Lennon/Camden Ave Park: 12:00PM–2:00PM
  • General Street Park/Rec Office: 11:45AM–1:45PM
  • Chad Brown Water Park: 12:15PM–2:15PM
  • Corliss Park: 11:30AM–1:30PM
  • Prete-Metcalf Park: 11:15AM–1:15PM

East Side

  • Cabral Park: 11:45AM–1:45PM
  • Billy Taylor Playground: 11:30AM–1:30PM

Olneyville · Silver Lake

  • Riverside Park: 11:45AM–1:45PM
  • Donigian Park: 10:45AM–12:45PM
  • Joslin Park: 11:30AM–1:30PM
  • Neutaconkanut Park: 11:45AM–1:45PM
  • Manton Heights: 12:30PM–2:00PM
  • James J Ahern Park: 12:00PM–2:00PM
  • Hartford Park: 11:00AM–1:00PM

Non-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 responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email:

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