Northeast Bakersfield

Summer Food Service Program for kids begins Monday

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Free, nutritious meals will be served this summer to qualifying Kern County children through a federally funded program.

Community Action Partnership of Kern says its Summer Food Service Program will begin Monday and end Aug. 2.

During the school year, needy children are eligible to receive at least one nutritious meal while at school. When school lets out for the summer, many of these children go without a well-balanced meal, according to CAPK.

Lunches will be served at:

  • Eucalyptus Village, 6608 Guinness Way, Bakersfield, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Friendship House Community Center, 2424 Cottonwood Road, Bakersfield, noon to 1 p.m.
  • Camelia Court, 1760 Cheatham Ave., Bakersfield, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Edison Village , 604 Descanso, Bakersfield, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Brundage, 710 Brundage Lane, Bakersfield, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Corp. for Better Housing, 7022 DiGiorgio Road, Lamont, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Shafter Youth Center, 455 East Euclid Ave., Shafter, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Breakfast will also be served at:

  • Friendship House Community Center, 9-9:30 a.m.
  • Shafter Youth Center, 8:30-9 a.m.


Call CAPK at (661) 336-5236 for more information, or visit CAPK online.