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Summer Food Service Program

Published: June 1, 2023

Youth & Opportunity United will provide free lunches and snacks to youth enrolled in its 2023 Summer Program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
Dates of Operation: Monday-Friday, June 20-August 4, 2023 (no program on 7/5 or 7/15)

Sites of Operation:
Washington Elementary School
– for youth grades 2-5 attending Bessie Rhodes, Dawes, King Arts, Oakton, Walker, or Washington schools
914 Ashland Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202
Nichols Middle School – for youth grades 6-8 attending Bessie Rhodes Chute, King Arts or Nichols schools
800 Greenleaf
Evanston, IL 60202
Old Orchard Jr. High School – for youth grades 6-8 attending Old Orchard Jr. High School
9310 Kenton Avenue
Skokie, IL 60076
Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.) headquarters – for youth grades 9-12 attending Evanston Township High School
1911 Church Street
Evanston, IL 60201

The Summer Food Service Program is available to all eligible children. 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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, 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:, 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:
mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
fax: (202) 690-7442; or