Live in Volusia County? Here's where kids can get free meals all summer.


When summer rolls around, your grocery bill can skyrocket if you have kids. During the school year, they might get free breakfast and lunch at school. But what about during their summer vacation?
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Summer Meal Program for Kids

Summer Break Spot offers free meals and snacks to children and teens up to age 18, regardless of income. The meals are served at designated locations all over the county, making them easily accessible no matter where you live.

The great thing about this program is that no registration is required. There's nothing to fill out. Any child can simply show up and will be provided a meal or a snack.

The program is funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Summer Food Service Program.

What in included in each meal?

Breakfast - 1 milk, 1 fruit, 1 grain

Lunch - 1 milk, 2 fruits/vegetables, 1 grain, 1 protein

Snack - Choose 2 of the following: milk, fruit/vegetable, grain, protein

Where can my child get a free meal?

There are numerous locations participating in the program throughout Volusia county. Here are some of the schools and libraries where kids can receive meals:

East Volusia:

  • Daytona Beach Regional Library
  • Dickerson Library
  • Edgewater Public Library
  • Mainland High School
  • NSB Regional Library
  • Oak Hill Public Library
  • Ormond Beach Regional Library
  • Pathways Elementary
  • Silver Sands Middle School
  • Spruce Creek Elementary
  • Spruce Creek High School
  • Turie T. Small Elementary
  • Westside Elementary

West Volusia:

  • Deland Regional Library
  • Deltona Regional Library
  • Lake Helen Public Library
  • Orange City Elementary
  • Orange City Public Library
  • Osteen Elementary
  • Pride Elementary
  • Spirit Elementary

There are MANY more locations such as recreation centers, YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, churches, and private schools. For a complete list, visit:

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