Summer Food Program 2022

By Department of Human Service Programs (DHSP)

We provide free and nutritionally balanced meals to Cambridge residents 18 years of age and under. There are vegetarian and non-vegetarian options offered at all meal sites!

Summer Food Program
Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, September 2
Monday through Friday. Afternoon.

Regular Breakfast 9:30 am - 10:30 am & Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

Evening meals and Cambridge Summer Basketball Leagues are between 6:00pm - 7:30pm (youth DO NOT have to be in the league to pick up a meal)

Ages: Infant to 18.

All grades.

Summer Food Breakfast and Lunch Sites
Breakfast: 9:30 am - 10-:30 am
Meals available to Cambridge youth ages 18 and under. No ID necessary.
Vegetarian and non-vegetarian options available.

Request assistance


Summer Food Program
Department of Human Service Programs

No application or registration needed.



  • In-person only.

Fresh Pond Apartments Playground

362-364 Rindge Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
United States

North Cambridge
Gold Star Mother's Park Playground

123 Gore St
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States

East Cambridge
Greene-Rose Heritage Park Playground

155 Harvard St
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

The Port
Danehy Park

75 Field St
Universal Park
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

North Cambridge
Donnelly Field

61 Willow St
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States

Wellington Harrington
Hoyt Field

12 Gilmore St
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Russell Field

Rindge Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
United States

North Cambridge
Timothy Toomey Park

71 Rogers St
Cambridge, MA 02142
United States

East Cambridge

Refreshments provided.
Wheelchair accessible.

Additional information

The 2022 Cambridge Summer Food Program will offer free meals July 5 – September 2, 2022, Monday – Friday Breakfast from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. You can find the Summer Food breakfast and lunch locations listed elsewhere on this page.

Free evening meals will be provided at Cambridge Summer Basketball Leagues from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. beginning the week of July 5th. Click here for information about league locations and schedules. Youth can pick up a meal at each site even if they are not playing in a league.

In addition to the sites listed below and open to the public, the Summer Food Program provides meals to summer camps operated in the Cambridge Youth Centers and Cambridge Schools.

You can learn more about the Cambridge Summer Food Program at

Summer Food Program Flyer 2022.pdf