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Contact Us

  • General inquiries: nutrition@4j.lane.edu  or  541-790-7656
  • Student meal account questions: 541-790-7653
  • Free and reduced meal eligibility questions: 541-790-7653
  • Menu, nutrition, and dietary restriction questions: 541-790-7659

Free Meals During School Closure

Free grab-and-go meals will be available for all 4J students and youth 18 years old and younger through the extended school closure. There are no income requirements and no application necessary. Children do not need to be present when picking up meals. Families can choose the location that is most convenient for them, regardless of where they live or attend school.

Please follow directions posted at each site. Families are required to use social distancing strategies (6 feet distance from anyone not in your household) when accessing meal sites. All meals are intended to be picked up and not consumed onsite.

Serving Times: MondayFriday, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)

Where:

Churchill Region

  • Arts & Technology Academy, 1650 W. 22nd Ave.*
  • Chávez Elementary School, 1510 W. 14th Ave.
  • Kennedy Middle School, 2200 Bailey Hill Rd.
  • McCornack Elementary School, 1968 Brittany St.
  • Acorn Park (12:15–1 p.m.), corner of Buck Street and West 15th Ave.

North Eugene Region

  • Awbrey Park Elementary School, 158 Spring Creek Dr.*
  • Howard Elementary School, 700 Howard Ave.*
  • North Eugene High School, 200 Silver Lane

Sheldon Region

  • Gilham Elementary School (only MWF, 12–1 p.m.), 3307 Honeywood St.
  • Holt Elementary School, 770 Calvin St.*
  • Sheldon High School, 2455 Willakenzie Rd.

South Eugene Region

  • Charlemagne Elementary School, 3875 Kincaid St. 
  • South Eugene High School, 400 E. 19th Ave.* (back of building, by the cafeteria)

Downtown

  • ECCO, 200 N. Monroe St. (behind the district office)
  • Mims House, 330 High St.

*hot meals available

Additional schools have sent messages to families to let them know if they will also have meals onsite. Please check with your principal if you need help accessing school meals.

More Information

 


 

Make a Payment Online

Make student meal account deposits and payments online at www.mymealtime.com, in person at your school, or in-person or by mail to the 4J Nutrition Service Office: 200 North Monroe Street, Eugene, Oregon 97402.

Apply for Free and Reduced Meals

We start processing applications for the next school year beginning July 1 each year. Please make sure you submit the application for the school year for which you are applying as we cannot process an application for a prior year.

The school meal program is confidential, easy, and can help both your budget and your child’s school. A new application must be completed every year (one per household).

If your student attends a “Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)” school (Chavez, Holt, Howard, River Road, or McCornack elementary schools; or ATA or Kelly middle school; or Fox Hollow, ECCO, or Eugene Online Academy campuses), breakfast and lunch are provided for no charge & no application is required.

On the menu: Fresh, healthy school food

This program is open to all—discrimination is prohibited

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.