Help for Kids

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We all have different food needs as we grow. But with your Food Bank by your side, Central Texans of any age can be on the right track to healthy eating.

Find a Meal Site Near You

This school year, we are providing free, weekly meal packs to children ages 18 and under. Stop by to pick up supper and snack for the entire week, plus breakfast and lunch for the weekend!

Parent/guardians picking up meals for children with no child present – please be prepared to present one of the following:

  • Official letter/email from school listing children enrolled
  • Individual student report cards
  • Attendance record from parent portal of school website
  • Birth certificate for children not in school
  • Student ID cards

Regular Weekly Schedule

The following locations are offering Afterschool Meals:

Montopolis Recreation Center
1200 Montopolis Dr., Austin, TX 78741
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.*

South Austin Recreation Center
1100 Cumberland Dr., Austin, TX 78704
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Dittmar Recreation Center
1009 W. Dittmar Rd., Austin, TX 78745
Thursday: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

George Morales Dove Springs Recreation Center
5801 Ainez Dr.,  Austin, TX 78744
Friday: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.*
*Starting April 9. 

Turner Roberts Recreation Center
7201 Colony Loop Dr., Austin, TX 78724
Wednesday: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Givens Recreation Center
3811 E 12th St., Austin, TX 78721
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sierra Vista Apartments
4320 S Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78745
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sierra Ridge Apartments
201 W St Elmo Rd., Austin, TX 78745
Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

El Buen Samaritano
7000 Woodhue Dr., Austin, TX 78745
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Homestead Oaks Apartments
3226 West Slaughter Ln,. Austin, TX 78748
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Trails at Vintage Creek Apartments
7224 Northeast Dr., Austin, TX 78723
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.*
*April 2 distribution moved to April 2, same time. Walk-up only.

Find a meal site using Find Food Now. You can also call 2-1-1, text FOODTX to 877-877 for help locating a site near you.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (English)

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

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:, 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:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (Spanish)

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

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 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;
  3. ocorreo electrónico:

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.