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Community Meals Schedule

 
Our Community Meals provide a free, nutritious meal in a welcoming setting. Meals are located in Portland and Westbrook, and are open to all who wish to attend unless otherwise noted.
 

**Following the lunch at Woodfords Congregational Church on Monday, March 16 we will temporarily be postponing our Community Meals. We came to this decision with our partner sites and with recommendations from the CDC. We do not make this decision lightly, but we do so with the health, safety, and comfort of all community members in mind. For more information on COVID-19 prevention and other Wayside prodecural updates, please click here. For a list of other meal options in Portland, please visit our Community Resources Page.


STARTING MARCH 18: Meals are available for youth up to age 18. Meals will include both breakfast and lunch and can be pickup up together Monday - Friday anytime between 10am - 12pm from the bus loop at each participating school. Meals cannot be consumed on site as PPS buildings are closed to the public. If you drive up, please stay in your car. Walk-ups are also welcome. Please note, staff will not requiring identification, but Federal Guidelines state that these meals are for children and teens only. There is no income requirement. Please feel free to pick up meals at any site that is the most convenient, regardless of where the student attends school.

Take-away meals are available at the following locations:

Deering High School (map)
East End Community School (map)
King Middle School (map)
Lyman Moore Middle School (map)
Peaks Island Elementary School (map)
Presumpscot Elementary School (map)
Riverton Elementary School (map)
Rowe Elementary School (map)
 

For more information please visit the Portland Public School's website linked here. 


Meals are currently being provided by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine. Due to the closure of their facilitires, takeaway meals will be available for families Monday - Friday between 4pm - 5pm for any youth age 18 and under. 

Takeaway meals are available at the following locations:

Auburn/Lewiston Clubhouse (map)
Portland Clubhouse (map)
Sagamore Village Clubhouse (map)
South Portland Clubhouse (map)
Riverton Park Clubhouse (map


For more information, please visit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine website linked here.


MONDAY

Woodfords Congregational Church / 202 Woodford Street / Lunch 12 PM
**After 3/16 this meal is cancelled until further notice**
 
East End Community School / 195 North Street (Community Room) / Dinner 5 PM
Open to East End Community School students & their families (runs during school year only)
*4th Monday of the month dinner is at 5:30 PM in the Cafeteria
**Due to the closure of the Portland Public Schools, this meal is cancelled until further notice**
 
Reiche Community School / 166 Bracket Street / Dinner 5:15 PM
Open to Reiche students & their families (runs during school year only)
**Due to the closure of the Portland Public Schools, this meal is cancelled until further notice**
 
Riverton Boys & Girls Club House / 55 Riverton Drive / Dinner 5 PM
Open to Riverton Boys & Girls Club students (runs during school year only)
**Due to the closure of this Club House, this meal is cancelled until further notice**
 
Sagamore Village Boys & Girls Club House / 21 Popham Street / Dinner 5 PM
Open to Sagamore Village Boys & Girls Club students (runs during school year only)
**Due to the closure of this Club House, this meal is cancelled until further notice**
 

TUESDAY

Avesta / 409 Cumberland Avenue / Lunch 12 PM
**Due to the closure of this building to the public, this meal is cancelled until further notice**

Salvation Army / 297 Cumberland Avenue / Dinner 5 PM
Open to seniors (55+) & families with children
**This meal is cancelled until further notice**
 
South Portland West End Community Dinner / 80 Brickhill Avenue, South Portland / Dinner 5:30 PM
**Due to the closure of this building to the public, this meal is cancelled until further notice**
 
Westbrook Learns at the Westbrook Community Center / 426 Bridge Street, Westbrook / Dinner 5 PM
Open to Westbrook Learns students & their families (runs during school year only)
**Due to the closure of the Westbrook Community Center to all non-essential services, this meal is cancelled until further notice**
 

WEDNESDAY

Westbrook Community Center / 426 Bridge Street, Westbrook / Dinner 5 PM
**Due to the closure of the Westbrook Community Center to all non-essential services, this meal is cancelled until further notice**

THURSDAY

Salvation Army / 297 Cumberland Avenue / Lunch 12 PM
Open to seniors (55+)
**This meal is cancelled until further notice**
 
Deering Center Community Church / 4 Brentwood Street / Dinner 5:30 PM
**This meal is cancelled until further notice**
 
Williston-Immanuel United Church / 156 High Street / Dinner 5:30 PM
**This meal is cancelled until further notice**