FREE Breakfast & Lunch for CPS Students During State of Emergency

NOTE: The information in this post has been updated reflecting changes in the administration of the program effective April 6th. Meal pickup is now from 11 a.m. to noon (not 1pm). Another change is that children will no longer be required to be present for meal pickup. Additionally, meals will no longer be available at Withrow High School and Frederick Douglass School. Families living near Douglass are encourage to pick up their meals at Evanston Academy, which will now have meals available.


Healthy meals will be distributed at 24 school sites during the three-week school closure mandate issued by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to mitigate the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Cincinnati Public Schools’ Student Dining Services will be distributing meals on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, with four meals (two breakfast and two lunches) on Mondays & Wednesdays and two meals (one breakfast and one lunch) on Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. All meals will exceed USDA nutritional requirements and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Families with children between the ages of 1-18 can drive thru or walk up and pick up meals at the school sites. Children do not need to be present with their family for meal pickup.

Meal distribution will be in the parking lot at each school. If driving, please stay in your vehicle and meals will be presented to the driver, based on the number of children in the vehicle.

The following schools will be meal distribution sites March 17 – April 3:



(addresses are clickable to display a google map to the pickup location)


AMIS     1908 E Seymour Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45237

Bond Hill     1510 California Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45237

Cheviot     4040 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211

Evanston Academy     1835 Fairfax Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45207

Hays-Porter School     1030 Cutter St., Cincinnati, OH 45203

John P. Parker School     5051 Anderson Pl., Cincinnati, OH 45227

LEAP Academy     2001 Baltimore Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225

Mt. Airy     5730 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45239

Mt. Washington     1730 Mears Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

Oyler     2121 Hatmaker St., Cincinnati, OH 45204

Parker Woods     4370 Beech Hill Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223

Pleasant Hill       1350 W North Bend Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45224

Riverview     3555 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226

Roberts     1702 Grand Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45214

Rockdale      335 Rockdale Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229

Roselawn     1594 Summit Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45237

Rothenberg     241 E. Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Sayler Park     6700 Home City Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45233

South Avondale     636 Prospect Pl., Cincinnati, OH 45229

Western Hills University High School     2144 Ferguson Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45238

Westwood     2981 Montana Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211

Winton Hills     5300 Winneste Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232

Woodford     3716 Woodford Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45213


This program is available solely for the pick-up of meals. Food cannot be consumed on-site. Also, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, families are encouraged not to congregate at the school once meals have been distributed.

Community partners who wish to provide additional resources, such as toiletries or cleaning supplies, to CPS families at the distribution sites, please contact CPS Student Dining Services, (513) 363-0800, for more information.


NOTE: The information contained in this post was first shared by the official Cincinnati Public Schools website, but has been modified to include clickable school addresses to display a google map to each pickup location. 

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