Food Services

  • Meal Distribution 

    The YCSD Food Services program is available for all children, ages 18 and under, free of charge throughout the 2020-21 school year. Families may continue using a dedicated phone number, 757-898-0468, or email for meal distribution and food service questions. 

    Remote and Virtual Academy Models

    The USDA has granted YCSD permission to continue serving free meals to families, for children ages 18 and under (including non-school aged children), for the entire 2020-21 school year, including food for the weekends. Students do not have to be present during the meal pick-ups, and families do not have to show ID.

    Starting Wednesday, January 6, 2021, meals will be distributed once a week on Wednesdays for the remainder of the school year. Meal bags will include a weeks' worth of breakfast, lunch and milk. Meals can be picked up from the following assigned zone locations:


    • Queens Lake Middle School - Bruton zone schools (MES, WMES, QLMS, BHS)
    • Grafton High School - Grafton zone schools (CES, DES, GBES, GMS, GHS)
    • Tabb High School - Tabb zone schools (BMES, MVES, TES, TMS, THS)
    • York High School - York zone schools (SES, YES, YMS, YHS,YRA)

    For those currently receiving meals by delivery, continuation of the delivery service may continue. Any parents requesting meals to be delivered are asked to call 757-898-0468 or email


    • Wednesdays 
    • 4 - 6 p.m.

    Hybrid Model

    As students are beginning to return to in-person instruction, they will receive free breakfast and lunch on days they are in the building. This no cost meal service is available to all students when they are in buildings. Menus for all students are available online.

    Elementary Breakfast and Lunch

    The division will use the Breakfast in the Classroom system. For lunch, meals will be delivered to Kindergarten and first grade classrooms. Each school will establish a pick-up system for grades 2 through 5 using cafeteria serving lines while following social distancing guidelines.

    Secondary Breakfast and Lunch

    Schools will use a Grab and Go Breakfast cart system. For lunch, schools will establish a pick-up system using cafeteria serving lines and grab-and-go kiosks while following social distancing guidelines.