The Office of Student Nutrition Services

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  • “Empowering Excellence – Through Nutrition, Wellness, and Performance”

    The School Nutrition Service team for the Alexandria City Public Schools is represented by a staff of over 115 well trained, dedicated women and men. We provide high quality, nutritionally balanced, and affordable meals to more than 15,000 students daily across our district.

    Our services include Lunch and Breakfast programs at all school locations, several After School Snack programs and Supper programs in select schools. The School Nutrition Service Team also supports several summer feeding programs throughout the City of Alexandria. Re-discover school meals. Join us in the cafeteria anytime.

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    Summer Grab & Go Meal Information

    We are pleased to provide a two day meal pack of breakfast and lunch on Mondays & Wednesdays and a three day meal pack on Fridays between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.  Free for Alexandria City kids or teens between the ages of 2 and 18 years-old at the following locations:

    School Meal Distribution Sites

    William Ramsay Elementary School
    5700 Sanger Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311

    Francis C. Hammond Middle School
    4646 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22304

    Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology
    3600 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305 

    Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 IB School
    1501 Cameron Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

    T.C. Williams High School, Chinquapin Drive Entrance
    330 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302


    Pop-Up "Grab and Go" Meal Distrubution Sites

    Please visit https://www.acps.k12.va.us/schoolclosurefood to find the latest information on pop-up locations.
     

    NO SIGN UP OR REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO RECEIVE MEALS

    NOTE: No food distribution will occur on Tuesdays or Thursdays. The limited days for distribution is to support the practice of social distancing and to limit social gatherings.

    Other Food Resources in the City of Alexandria
    For food pantry locations and schedules in Alexandria, visit www.hungerfreealexandria.com or call ‪703-662-1067.

    Questions? Or Need Translation?
    Send us your question in Spanish, Arabic or Amharic:
    • Text ACPSMEALS to 797979 (English and Spanish) 
    • Call or text 703-927-6866 (Amharic)
    • Call or text 703-927-7095 (Arabic)
    OR

    Call the FACE Center's Bilingual Parent Information Lines:
    • For Spanish, call 571-775-9719, Monday-Friday (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
    • For Amharic, call 703-927-6866, Monday-Friday (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
    • For Arabic, call 703-927-7095, Tuesday-Thursday (9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

    For residents of Fairfax County, please visit https://www.fcps.edu/news/coronavirus-update-food-resources for information on how to access summer meals.

     

     

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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 Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may 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 complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:  http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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: program.intake@usda.gov.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.