Palm Beach County’s Summer Food Service Program starts June 1

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Youth Services Department’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) will transition from pre-summer feeding at eight locations to the full Summer Food Service Program feeding schedule. Beginning June 1, 43 sites throughout the county, including 16 Palm Beach County Library locations, will serve as meal distribution sites with additional sites added weekly.

To see a list of all the Palm Beach County SFSP food distribution sites, visit

Distribution will be at the following locations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning June 3 through Aug. 7.
• Belle Glade Library, 725 N.W. Fourth St. in Belle Glade
• Pahokee Library, 525 Bacom Point Road, Pahokee
• South Bay Library 375 S.W. Second Ave., South Bay

The SFSP provides meals and snacks to eligible children age 18 and under during the summer months (June through August) and in times of emergency. Meals and snacks are also available to persons with disabilities, over age 18, who participate in school programs for people who are mentally or physically disabled. Youth Services administers and monitors this program, funded by USDA and the Department of Education. Sites are located throughout Palm Beach County in low-income neighborhoods.