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Even though the school year has ended, free meals will still be available to children and teens in need throughout Rensselaer County this summer. There are 11 meal sites located across Rensselaer County, which are sponsored by the Rensselaer County Department for Youth, as well as, meal sites at Donald P. Sutherland and Red Mill Elementary Schools, which are operated by the East Greenbush Central School District.

Rensselaer County

Each of these sites have Grab N Go meals available for anyone 18 years old or under on a first come first serve basis. Parents and children can go to the site to get meals to go. Meals are only available during the designated meal times. All times and dates are subject to change. Please call 2-1-1 for updated sites serving meals in your area.

Please notice that some sites are only serving meals 2 days a week but they are serving 5 days’ worth of meals in those 2 days. Example: (On Monday you will receive meals for Monday and Tuesday and on Wednesday you will receive meals for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday).

Town of Grafton
13 Babcock Lake Road
Petersburgh, NY 12138
Dates Open 7/27-8/21
Lunch: 11:30-12:00
PM Snack: 1:30-2:00

Hope 7
596 Pawling Ave.
Troy, NY 12180
Dates Open 7/1-8/31
Lunch: 12:00-12:30
PM Snack: 4:00-4:15

Lansingburgh Boys & Girls Club
501 4th Ave.
Troy, NY 12182
Dates Open 7/1-8/21
Lunch: 12:00-12:30
PM Snack: 3:00-3:30

Sunnyside Center
110 East Sunnyside Way
Troy, NY 12180
Dates Open 7/6-8/14
Lunch: 11:00-12:00
PM Snack: 2:30-3:15

Troy School 12
475 1st Street
Troy, NY 12180
Dates Open 7/6-8/14
Breakfast: 8:30-9:30
Lunch: 10:45-11:15

Turnpike Elementary School
55 New Road
Troy, NY 12182
Dates Open 7/1-8/11
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30
Lunch: 11:30-12:30

The Harvest Place Church
1248 Broadway
Rensselaer, NY 12144
At Riverfront Park
Dates Open 7/1-8/31
Breakfast: 9:30-11:00
Lunch: 9:30-11:00

Troy Central Little League
3201 7th Ave.
Troy, NY 12180
Dates Open 7/6-8/28
Breakfast: 12:00-1:30
Lunch: 12:00-1:30

YMCA – Troy
2500 21st Street
Troy, NY 12180
Dates Open 7/6-8/31
Monday – Breakfast/Lunch: 4:00-6:00 p.m..
Wednesday – Breakfast/Lunch: 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Averill Park High School
146 Gettle Road
Averill Park, NY 12018
Dates Open 7/1-8/28
Breakfast: 8:00-10:00
Lunch: 8:00-10:00

Hoosic Valley Jr/Sr School
1548 Rt. 67
Schaghticoke, NY 12154
Dates Open 7/6-8/28
Breakfast: 9:00-10:00
Lunch: 9:00-10:00

East Greenbush Central School District

East Greenbush CSD will continue to offer Grab n Go meals for pick up or bus delivery through August 28. Families will be given that day’s lunch and the next day’s breakfast at once.

Pick up sites will remain at:

  • Donald P. Sutherland Elementary School in Nassau, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Red Mill Elementary School in Rensselaer – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bus delivery service remains unchanged for families that have no means to pick up meals. If you would like delivery, you MUST call the Transportation office at 518-477-9288 on weekdays between the hours of 7:00-9:00 a.m. Buses will deliver lunches to students between 10:00 a.m.-Noon.