NYC Food Delivery Assistance During the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis
If you cannot go out to get food, no one can bring you food, and you are not able to use private delivery options, New York City will deliver emergency meals to you. As the City continues to recover and reopen, the COVID emergency food programs are transitioning to recovery programming.
-The maximum number of people the service will deliver to each household is 2.
-Each delivery will contain 9 meals per person, but no household will receive more than 18 meals per delivery
-All orders will be delivered within four days of the order date.
How to Sign Up
-Create an account here. Read and answer all the questions about your food request.
-Confirm your sign-up by email and proceed to answer qualifying questions.
-Enter your contact information, select your food order, and enter the delivery address.
An estimated first and last delivery date will be given.
Updated May 5, 2022.
Text “NYCFOOD” to 877-877 | Envía el texto “COMIDA” al 877-877
Find a Community Pick Up Site
During the summer, designated public schools, community pool centers, parks, and food trucks offers breakfast and lunch to anyone ages 18 years old and under. No registration, documentation, or ID is necessary to receive a free breakfast or lunch meal.
– Anyone ages 18 years old and under
– No need to be a student or New York resident
How to apply
– No registration or ID required
– Food cannot be eaten at premises
— Text “NYCFOOD” to 877-877 for locations near your home or
— Locate school on the following pdf document cdn-blob-prd.azureedge.net/prd-pws/docs/default-source/default-document-library/summer-311-reports.pdf
Dates & Times
Monday, June 28, 2022 – Friday, September 4, 2022
Designated Public Schools
Manhattan: Sara D. Roosevelt – Chrystie St & Forsythe St, NY, NY 10002
Manhattan: Holcombe Rucker – 280 W. 155th Street, NY, NY 10039
Queens: Rufus King Playground – 150-29 Jamaica Ave, Queens, NY 11435
Updated on June 4, 2022
To help connect community members in need with food resources during this challenging time, the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center has created and is continuously updating the Coronavirus NYC Food Resource Guides for each NYC neighborhood.
Each resource guide (by borough and district) includes information related to food access within the community, such as meals for students and seniors during this time, delivery services for people with disabilities, and resources for immigrants.
Updated on May 5, 2022
Donna’s guide is a list of places that offer free breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Make sure to look at the addresses that are under the day of the week that you plan to get the meals. Locations change depending on the day.
Click the link Donna’s Guide Free Sit Down Meals in Manhattan for the list of addresses for free sit down meals in Manhattan.
Updated on May 5, 2022