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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Kids & teens can get free meals in New Smyrna Beach this summer

Summer Food Spotlight

Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division is sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program from June 6 through Aug. 12 to provide free breakfast and lunch meals for children ages 18 and under. The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provides nutritionally balanced meals during summer break when schools are closed.

The following sites will serve meals on weekdays. Children must eat the meals on site.

All sites will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Sites in New Smyrna Beach are shown below. See the full list of 55 sites available countywide here.

  • Babe James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Ave. (June 6 through Aug. 12); Breakfast: 8 to 9 a.m.; lunch: noon to 1 p.m.
  • Boys & Girls Club Oretha Bell, 813 Mary Ave. (June 6 through Aug. 5; closed July 4-8); Breakfast: 8:30 to 9:30; lunch: noon to 1 p.m.
  • New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway (June 6 through Aug. 12); Breakfast: 10 to 11 a.m.; lunch: noon to 1 p.m.

Additionally, this program will provide meals only to children who are enrolled at:

  • Bethel Christian Academy, 312 N. Duss St. (June 6 through Aug. 12); Breakfast: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; lunch: 11 a.m. to noon

For more information, call (386) 736-5956.