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Summer Food Service Program for Children

The Food Service Program for Children provides meals at City community centers, parks, schools, apartment complexes, public housing, churches, and at non-profit organizations during the summer.

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Food Service Program for Children


Summer 2024 Food Service Program

Please note that dates, times, and locations are subject to change. Please check this page regularly for the most up-to-date information.

Locations, Dates, Times, and Menus

  • Food distribution at local park locations begin June 3.
  • Food distribution at CABQ community centers begin June 17.
  • Meals will be served at each site for one hour on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • View the Summer Breakfast and Lunch Menus for 2024
  • PDF Site Listing

Program Rules

  • Children must be present and between the ages of 1–18 to receive a meal 
  • All meals will be served on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Must receive entire meal, including milk
  • Each child will receive one meal
  • Meals will not be given to adults without child present
  • Children must eat their meal at the site. Meals cannot be taken off site.
  • Clean up your area when you are done
  • Respect others around you and have FUN! 

Note: The City of Albuquerque program is separate from meals administered at sites in unincorporated Bernalillo County. To find a meal site outside the city limits, visit Bernalillo County's website. To view

Summer Meals Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for volunteers to facilitate summer meals at park locations across Albuquerque.  If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for the summer meal program visit our Volunteer Opportunity Page.


A city employee hands a packaged lunch to a child in a park.

2024 Summer Meal Sites

Data is current as of June 3, 2024.

Sites are subject to change. Locations marked with an *asterisk include APS Story Time In the Park

PDF Site Listing

Starting Monday, June 3

  • ABQ Childrens Academy, 9924 Menaul Blvd. NE
  • Abundant Life Christian School, 2851 Arenal Rd SW
  • Albuquerque Sign Language Academy, 225 Griegos Rd NW
  • Christina Duncan Charter (RGEC), 1900 Atrisco NW
  • First Fruit Christian Academy, 500 Oliver Dr. NW
  • Legacy Church, 7201 Central Ave NW
  • Mission Achievement & Success Charter SE (YMCA), 1718 Yale Blvd SE
  • Mountain Mahogany Comm School, 5014 4th St NW
  • North Valley Academy (RGEC), 7939 4th St NW
  • Seven Bar Elementary (RGEC), 4501 7Bar Loop Rd NW
  • WIC - Heights, 7200 Montgomery NE
  • YMCA - St. Pauls Church, 9500 Constitution NE

Starting Wednesday, June 5 - *Story Time In the Park

  • *4-H Park, Indian School & Prospect NW
  • *Alamosa Park, Sunset Gardens & Bataan SW
  • Alvarado Park, 5600 Hannett Ave NE
  • Avalon Park, 90th & Starboard NW
  • *Aztec Park, Moon & Headingly NE
  • Bennie Aragon Park, 1215 Cerrilos Rd SW
  • *Burton Park, Carlisle & Kathryn SE
  • *Chelwood Park, Nakomis & Fruit NE
  • City View Park, Copper & Jewel NE
  • Conchas Park, Claremont & Parsifal NE
  • Desert Springs Park, 7627 Blue Avena Ave SW
  • El Rancho Atrisco Park, Ladera & Los Tretos NW
  • *Grisham Park, Veranda & Hoyle NE
  • *Jade Park, San Francisco & Ray NE

Starting Wednesday, June 5 Continued - *Story Time In the Park

  • Lynnewood Park, Nakomis & Los Arboles NE
  • Marquez Park (KAFB), Pennsylvania & Gibson SE
  • *Martineztown North Park, Edith & McKnight NE
  • Meadwobrook Mobile Home Park, 7401 San Pedro NW
  • Mesa Verde Park, Marquette & Tennessee NE
  • *Montgomery Park, San Mateo & Ponderosa NE
  • Pat Hurley Upper Park, 5035 Bluewater Rd NW
  • *Quigley Park Claremont, Pl & San Pedro NE
  • Ranchos de Palomas Park, Wyoming & Palomas NE
  • *Sandia Vista Park, Chico & Jane NE
  • *Santa Fe Village Park, Bogart & Montano NW
  • Sister Cities Park, McKinney & Harper NE
  • Snow Heights Park, Constitution & Bellamah NE
  • Sun Plaza Apts., 4400 Montgomery NE
  • Sun Point Park Apts., 4057 Montgomery NE
  • Sunrise Terrace Park, 102nd St & Paso Fino
  • Tierra West Mobile Home Park, 224 Atrisco Vista Blvd SW
  • *Tiguex Park, 19th St. & Mountain NW
  • *Tingley Fields Park, 913 Atlantic SW
  • *Tower Park, 86th & Tower SW
  • Unser & Central Library, 8081 Central Ave. NW
  • Villa Hermosa Apartments, 2600 Americare Ct. NW
  • West Bluff Park, Ian & Alamogordo NW
  • *Westgate Community Park, Cartagena & Valley View SW
  • WIC Southeast Heights, 7525 Zuni SE
  • Wilson Park, San Pedro & Anderson SE

Starting June 10, 11 & 12

  • African-Amer. Perf. Arts, San Pedro & Copper NE - Tuesday, June 11
  • Hiland Theatre, 4604 Central Ave SE - Monday, June 10
  • Juntos Kids Club, 9212 Trumbull SE - Monday, June 10

Starting Monday, June 17

  • Alamosa CC, 6900 Gonzales Rd. SW
  • Barelas CC, 801 Barelas SW
  • Cesar Chavez CC, 7505 Kathryn SE
  • Dennis Chavez CC, 715 Kathryn SE
  • Heights CC, 823 Buena Vista SE
  • Herman Sanchez CC, 1830 Williams SE
  • Holiday Park CC, 11710 Comanche NE
  • Jeanne Bellamah CC, 11516 Summer NE
  • Los Duranes CC, 2920 Leopoldo NW
  • Manzano Mesa Youth Program, 501 Elizabeth SE
  • McKinley CC, 3401 Monroe NE
  • Mesa Verde CC, 7900 Marquette NE
  • Singing Arrow CC, 13200 Wenonah Ave SE
  • Snow Park CC, 9501 Indian School Rd NE
  • Thomas Bell CC, 3001 University SE
  • West Mesa CC, 5500 Glenrio NW
  • Westgate CC, 10001 De Vargas RD SW
  • Whittier CC, 1110 Quincy SE
  • Native American Comm. Academy, 1000 Indian School Rd NW - Monday, June 24

Map: Free Lunch Locations


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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Las agencias estatales o locales de SNAP y FDPIR, y sus beneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminación:

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Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al 866-632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por: (1) correo: 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; o (3)correo electrónico: [email protected].

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.