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COVID-19: Update On Food, SNAP Benefits In Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County Government
Boca Raton Government

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County Official Communication) — Palm Beach County and the State of Florida continue to offer assistance to those in need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is part of an official advisory from Palm Beach County:

SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

To check dates of service for all SFSP meal distribution sites, click here.


Meals and snacks are available to eligible children age 18 and under and 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.

Parents picking up kits without their child present must bring identification for the child. Meal kits will not be provided to parents who do not bring their child or do not provide proper identification. Proper safety measures must be practiced.


Sites will continue to distribute seven days’ worth of meals to each eligible child once a week through Friday, August 7. For locations and times of service, visit summerbreakspot.freshfromflorida.com.

SUPPLEMENT NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has expanded the benefit sign-ups to five Library locations.

Mondays & Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hagen Ranch Road Branch

14350 Hagen Ranch Road

Delray Beach, 33446

Contact: James Vil, 517-7533

Mondays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Jupiter Branch

705 Military Trail
Jupiter, 33458

Contact: Mario Mendez, 345-5085

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Main Library

3650 Summit Boulevard

West Palm Beach, 33406

Contact: Riquet Lucien, 316-0895

Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Glades Road Branch

20701 95th Avenue South

Boca Raton, 33434

Contact: Mario Mendez, 345-5085

Fridays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Lantana Road Branch

4020 Lantana Road

Lake Worth, 33462

Contact: Mario Mendez, 345-5085

Members must make an appointment by calling the numbers above. They can also email the food bank at Benefits@pbcfoodbank.org to schedule appointments or ask questions.

FOOD FINDER MAP 
United Way has launched an Interactive Food Finder map to assist in locating food and hot meals across Palm Beach County.


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