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Food Distribution

Food Distribution

Food Assistance and Distribution

Chula Vista, National City, and Imperial Beach

In partnership with community members, faith-based partners, Smart Food Foundation and San Diego Food Bank, SBCS offers healthy food distribution and hot meals on a weekly base throughout South County San Diego. Cal-Fresh food stamp sign-up and education on nutrition is also available on site.

3rd Tuesday | 3 – 6 p.m.

  • National City Middle School – 1701 D Ave., National City CA 91950 
  • Castle Park Middle School – 160 Quintard St, Chula Vista, CA 91910 
  • Mar Vista Academy* – 1267 Thermal Ave, San Diego, CA 92154 
  • Montgomery Middle School – 1051 Picador Blvd, San Diego, CA 92154 
  • * Not available at Mar Vista Academy during school breaks 

 2nd Wednesday | 3 – 5 p.m. 

  •  South Bay Community Services – 707 F St., Chula Vista, CA 91910 

 1st & 3rd Thursday | 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

  •  Castle Park Elementary – 25 Emerson St., Chula Vista, CA 91911 

How to Qualify?

  • Must be at least 16 years old 
  • Must be in need of food (no proof required) 
  • Must be present during distribution 
  • Distributions available until supplies last 


Food Distribution Flier: English or Spanish or please call (619) 420-3620

Food Recalls

Learn more about food safety recalls by visiting the FDA Food Safety website below.