***IMPORTANT INFORMATION re: Covid-19 (updated 3/24/20)***


3/19 – 4/17/2020

In direct response to school closures as a result of the COVID-19, Butte County Office of Education is pleased to announce that during the 2-week closure, there will be an opportunity for families to pick up free “grab-and-go” meals at 26 locations throughout Butte County for children 18 and under beginning this Thursday, March 19 through Friday, April 17. Meal service dates and times will vary, please see District websites for exact information.
These meals will be available for free for anyone 18 and under regardless of what school they attend. No paperwork is required. Meals will be provided based on the number of children present.
We encourage families to continue to be proactive in reducing the risk of COVID-19 by not congregating at the meal sites and continuing to utilize social distancing. For this reason, all meals are designed to be “grab-and-go” and meals will not be consumed on-site.

Locations include:

Oroville Area:

Nelson Avenue Middle

Poplar Avenue Elementary

Sierra Avenue Elementary

Plumas Avenue Elementary

Spring Valley Elementary

Concow Elementary

Berry Creek Elementary

Las Plumas High School

Bird Street Elementary

Central Middle

Helen Wilcox Elementary

Palermo Middle

Bangor Elementary (Contact school)

Paradise/Magalia Area:

Paradise Ridge Elementary

Paradise Junior & Senior High

Pine Ridge School

Cedarwood Elementary

Chico Area: FREE MEALS START MARCH 23, 2020

Chapman Elementary
Citrus Elementary
Bidwell Junior High
Chico Junior High

Gridley Area:
Gridley High
Sycamore Elementary
Housing Authority of Butte County
FEMA Gridley Park
Biggs Elementary
Biggs High

Durham Area: FREE MEALS START MARCH 23, 2020

Durham High School
Foothill Mobile Home Park – Butte Valley

*For additional areas see

* If school closure dates are extended past April 17th, the school closure meal plan and service will continue until school resumes session.



Vision: Ensure access to health and nutritional services for all youth throughout California.

Mission: Work collaboratively with agencies geared toward ensuring and promoting access to state and federally funded health and food services. CalKidz will improve the overall well-being of all students by directly providing Medi-Cal and Nutritional services. Our division is dedicated to educating California communities on available health services and providing hunger relief programs to improve the stability within California family households.

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