Prince Edward Island

Summer Food Security Program

Easy application

Tax filing not required

The Summer Food Security Program provides food support for Island families in need. If your family is having challenges getting healthy food, this program provides pre-cooked, reheatable meals for children that are delivered directly to your home.

Meals are delivered at different times depending on the vendor in your area.

Children will receive three (3) meals per child every Tuesday/Wednesday and four (4) meals per child every Thursday/Friday, depending on location. In summer 2021 the program will began on July 7th, 2021 and ended on September 3rd, 2021.

Meals will be delivered directly to the address provided. The program asks that a person be at the address to accept the meals. Meals will not be left unattended for food safety reasons.

For more information contact:
Summer Food Security Program
Phone: 902-213-5506
Email: foodprogram@gov.pe.ca

The Summer Food Security Program is run on a self-referral basis. Any family facing challenges with food security is eligible to receive meals for children. Children must be able to consume solid food.

Meals will be delivered to any area of the province and to varied types of housing (apartments, house, day programs, duplex, etc). Please provide detailed delivery instructions for your type of home. Arrangements can also be made to deliver to childcare locations or workplaces as necessary.

You can apply using the Summer Food Security Program online application form.

You do not have to re-register for the program every week, you will continue to receive meals until the program ends on September 3rd or you cancel your participation.

The application is simple and requires minimal information. Please provide the following:

  • Name of parent or guardian.
  • Contact info for parent or guardian (phone number and email).
  • Address for delivery.
  • Number of children.
  • Allergies or food sensitivities.
  • Any special delivery instructions.

Last updated: July 24, 2021