Covid-19 AlertDue to COVID-19 health concerns, Food Services delivery of congregate meals to senior centers have been suspended.

Seniors needing meals should contact Fresno Madera Area Agency on Aging (FMAAA) at (559) 214-0299. Low-cost meals are also available for delivery call (559) 266-FOOD for details. Please see our updated plan to continue preparing and delivering food while staying safe.

Note: The Summer Meals for Kids program will be back during Winter Break.

Meals for Kids Program

We provide free meals to kids ages 1-18 when schools are closed.

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About Fresno EOC Food Services

Fresno EOC Food Services Program provides healthy and nutritious meals to pre-school and school-age children, youth and young adults, seniors, and organizations requiring catering services. We have an excellent team that includes a registered dietician and a chef.

Fresno EOC Food Services established operations in 1965. At its inception, Food Services served lunches to Head Start children and later added the National Meals on Wheels Program in 1972. In the beginning, meals were prepared in satellite kitchens within the City of Fresno, but by October of 1985, the vision of constructing a central kitchen was realized and the state-of-art Food Preparation Center (FPC) was opened. Food Services served 2,000 meals a day when the FPC opened and has grown to over 7,000 meals daily today.

Free Meals for Kids

Summer Meals for Kids will be back during Winter Break!

kids eating sandwichesFresno EOC provides free, healthy grab-and-go meals for kids and youth ages 1 to 18 years old during summer and winter school breaks.

We offer a free grab-and-go breakfast and a lunch for each child at over 40 locations in Fresno County, including our Food Express Bus stops (see map below).

No ID or documentation required. Only one person per family is needed to pick up the meals.

Find a Meals for Kids Site Near You

Fresno EOC Food Express Bus

BECOME A FOOD SERVICE SITE

Learn how your site can serve meals to children by calling
(559) 266-3663

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture Policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call 866-632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing-impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339, or 800-845-6136 (Spanish).

Location

 

Food Services Food Preparation Center is located at

3100 W. Nielsen
Fresno, CA 93706
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM M-F

(559) 266-3663 (FOOD)

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