• Student Meal Services in Alameda County

    Schools and community organizations across Alameda County will continue to provide student meals throughout the summer. Find locations and schedules for children to receive free nutritious meals on the California Department of Education's 2021 Summer Meal Service Sites webpage.

    When picking up meals, please practice social distancing and wear face coverings.

Child Nutrition staff serve our students and communities with distinction, year after year. During the pandemic, their efforts have been particularly selfless and heroic. ACOE extends our gratitude to these amazing employees for their service.

Food Assistance in Alameda County

  • Please visit providers' website for current hours, services.   

    Serving All of Alameda County

    North County (Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont)

    Central County (San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Hayward, Castro Valley)

    • South Hayward Parish- Emergency Food Pantry
      • 27287 Patrick Ave., Hayward
      • Monday-Friday, 1:30-4:30pm
      • Short term food supplies available for individuals/families in need of assistance. Call the Food Distribution Coordinator at (510) 785-FOOD(3663) for assistance.
    • Davis Street
      • 3081 Teagarden Street, San Leandro
    • All Saints Episcopal Church Food Pantry at the Neighborhood Center
      • Location: 911 Dowling Blvd, San Leandro
    • Eden United Church of Christ (Oliver Hall)
      • 21425 Birch St., Hayward
      • Food Pantry on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 1:30-4:30pm, or as supplies last
      • Call Mark at 510-582-9533, Monday-Friday, for an appointment to pick up groceries.
    • Hayward Seventh Day Adventist Spanish Church
      • 22117 Meekland Ave, Hayward
      • Wednesdays, 7:00am-12:00pm, or until food runs out
    • Elmhurst Learning Center/Church
      • 380 Elmhurst St, Hayward, CA 94544
      • Wednesdays, 11:00am-1:00pm
    • Dig Deep Farms
      • Food Farmacy: 2700 Fairmont Drive, San Leandro
      • Fridays, 1:00-3:00pm

    South County (Union City, Newark, Fremont)