CCPS expanding mobile meal service, new routes begin Jan. 6 (updated)

CCPS expanding mobile meal service, new routes begin Jan. 6 (updated)


Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is expanding its mobile meal bus service to more locations in Charles County. Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 6, school buses will deliver meal bags to additional locations convenient for all students and their families. Buses will deliver mobile meals to the sites Monday through Friday. Additional sites will be added as they are finalized. On days when CCPS calls an inclement weather code or delay, mobile meal service is canceled.

Mobile meal bags are free for all children ages 2 to 18 and include heat-and-serve food items, similar to items included in weekend meal bags handed out at CCPS curbside meal distribution sites. Curbside meal sites operate 7 to 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Details about the CCPS curbside meal sites are posted here

Children can pick up mobile meal bags or parents can pick them up. Parents picking up meal bags without their child present must show some form of identification for their child (student ID card, report card, birth certificate). Parents, caregivers and guardians should check meal bags for any items that may cause a dietary or allergy issue for a child. Items that may be included in mobile meal bags are posted on the CCPS website at https://tinyurl.com/y738e2ca

The following is the mobile meals schedule beginning Jan. 6. Children, families and/or parents can pick up a meal bag from any of the sites listed below, Monday through Friday.

10:30 to 11 a.m.

  • Pinefield neighborhood community park, bus will stop on the shoulder by the park, 2224 Pinefield Road, Waldorf, MD 20601
  • Potomac Heights Community Center, parking lot, 822 Glymont Road, Indian Head, MD 20640
  • William B. Wade Elementary School, parking lot, 2300 Smallwood Drive, Waldorf, MD 20603
  • Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department, parking lot, 9765 Bel Alton Newtown Road, Bel Alton, MD 20611
  • Oak Manor, parking lot, 2950 Oak Manor Drive, Waldorf, MD 20601 

10:45 to 11:15 a.m.

  • Kingsview Community Center, parking lot, 8531 Kingsway Drive, White Plains, MD 20695

11 to 11:20 a.m.

  • Wakefield Community Center, parking lot, 2002 Nantucket Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602

11 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Port Tobacco Community Center, parking lot, 8190 Port Tobacco Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677
  • Huntington Community Center, parking lot, 3281 Huntington Circle, Waldorf, MD 20602

11:15 to 11:45 a.m.

  • Indian Head Worship Center, parking lot, 4404 Indian Head Highway, Indian Head, MD 20640
  • C. Paul Barnhart Elementary School, parking lot, 4800 Lancaster Circle, Waldorf, MD 20603
  • Idlewood Trailer Park, parking lot area, 12498 Idlewood Park Road, Waldorf, MD 20601

11:30 to 11:50 a.m.

  • Smallwood Village Shopping Center, parking lot near Safeway, 10 King Street, Waldorf, MD 20602

11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Bryans Road Trailer Camp, bus will stop at the corner of Empress Place and Skyline Place, trailer camp is located at the corner of Billingsley and Livingston roads, Bryans Road, MD 20616
  • Mary B. Neal Elementary School, parking lot, 12105 St. Georges Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602
  • Spark Apartments, bus will stop in the cul-de-sac near Hope Circle, 2234 Hope Circle, Waldorf, MD 20601

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • Cobb Island, Fisherman’s Field Park, 17057 Cobb Island Road, Cobb Island, MD 20625
  • Phoenix Run Apartments, bus will stop on the shoulder of Caroline Drive near Caroline Jones Park, 720 Caroline Drive, La Plata, MD 20646

12 to 12:30 p.m.

  • Charles Landing South, bus will stop at the shoulder of Blair Road, near the main entrance to the apartments, 41 Jameson Court, Indian Head, MD 20640
  • Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department, parking lot, 15245 Prince Frederick Road, Hughesville, MD 20637
  • Arthur Middleton Elementary School, parking lot, 1109 Copley Avenue, Waldorf, MD 20602
  • Ell Lane Apartments, parking lot, 12135 Ell Lane, Waldorf, MD 20602

12:15 to 12:45 p.m.

  • Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Elementary School, parking lot, 2820 Jenifer School Lane, Waldorf, MD 20603
  • Strawberry Hills Estates, stop at the corner of Strawberry Drive and Boxwood Circle, near the water tower, neighborhood is located off Marshall Hall Road, Bryans Road, MD 20616
  • Bannister Community Center, parking lot, 1001 Armes Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602
  • Wexford Village Park, Hamilton Road area, bus will stop near Hamilton and Raby roads, 11365 Raby Road, Waldorf, MD 20601

12:30 to 1 p.m.

  • Gleneagles South neighborhood, bus will stop on the shoulder near the playground at Continental Drive and Sandhurst Place, Waldorf, MD 20602

CCPS expanded the mobile meal delivery program to ensure children have access to free meals. The delivery program also provides parents with additional locations and opportunities to pick up food for their children. At mobile meal sites, children can pick up their own meal bag. More information about meal service programs is posted on the CCPS website at ccboe.com.

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial M. Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.

CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).

About USDA 

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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 responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 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 discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint 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: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

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