Summer break is almost here. For many Jeffco families, food insecurity can make it a stressful time. This summer, free breakfast and lunch will be served at 16 Jeffco school locations to community …
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Summer break is almost here. For many Jeffco families, food insecurity can make it a stressful time.
This summer, free breakfast and lunch will be served at 16 Jeffco school locations to community youth ages 1 - 18, regardless of enrollment status.
Ten of those locations will provide meals to JSEL (Jeffco Summer of Early Learning) students and community youth. Included in this list are the following schools:
Arvada K - 8
Bear Creek K - 8
Rose Stein International Elementary
*West Jefferson Elementary
JSEL students will be able to eat on-site Monday - Friday, with breakfast being served at 8 a.m., lunch from 11:30 - 12:15 p.m. and weekend meals provided each Friday.
Community youth (not enrolled in JSEL) will be able to pick up Grab-n-Go meals Monday - Friday from 11:30 - 12:15 p.m. Lunch and next day breakfast will be provided, with weekend meals given out each Friday.
The JSEL partner schools will be serving summer meals from June 7 - July 16 (except Monday, July 5).
Curbside Grab-n-Go locations
The other six schools will be open as curbside Grab-n-Go sites for all children in the community. These schools include:
Arvada High School
Green Mountain High School
Mandalay Middle School
Summit Ridge Middle School
*West Jefferson Elementary (JSEL and G-n-G location)
The community Grab-n-Go school locations will offer meals Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 - 1 p.m. Three- and four-day meal packs will be provided. These sites will operate from June 1 - July 30 (Tuesdays and
Seven additional schools will serve free breakfast and lunch to students enrolled in summer programming in each school.
Included in this list are:
Green Mountain Elementary
Van Arsdale Elementary
South Lakewood Elementary
Parents of children enrolled in summer programming should consult their specific school for meal times.
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