The O'Farrell Charter School

Winner of the National Excellence in Urban Education Award

News and Announcements

Childcare During School Closures

Parents who are considered essential workers and those in need of childcare can call the statewide consumer education hotline at 1-800-KIDS-793 or visit for information on childcare options. For a running list of resources for families, including childcare, please visit
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Meal Distribution-Breakfast, Lunch, & Supper

ALL Summer Long!!
Meals are being distributed Monday through Friday between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the school parking lot, 6130 Skyline Drive. Please have the student ID or a picture of each student for whom you are picking up meals.
On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday you will receive a breakfast, lunch, and a supper for each student. Thursdays and Fridays will include a breakfast, lunch, and additional items for the weekend. The San Diego Food Bank also provides extra food on Tuesdays.
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Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Application due June 30, 2020.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT benefits. P-EBT benefits help families in California buy food when schools are closed because of the coronavirus emergency.

Families will get up to $365 per eligible child on their P-EBT card to use on food and groceries.

Families will get up to $365 per eligible child on their P-EBT card to use on food and groceries.Families with children who get CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Foster Care benefits do not need to apply. Most will get their P-EBT card in the mail during the month of May. P-EBT cards will begin arriving around May 12, 2020.Families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals and who do not get their P-EBT card in the mail by about May 22, 2020 must apply online before June 30, 2020. The online application will be available beginning May 22, 2020 at
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CalFresh Update

CalFresh online shopping w/delivery to start 4/28/20

State of California (CDSS) passed a waiver that will allow people on CalFresh to use their benefits for online grocery shopping w/delivery. Online shopping/delivery should be available 4/28/20. More details including informational flyers at:

Action needed:

Clients currently on CalFresh that they will be able to shop online through Walmart and Amazon effective 4/28/20.

Get the help you need.

Visit Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank website and CalFresh team member will reach out to you for pre-screening and application.

Connect with other community based organizations that can assist:

Submit your own application and required documents online:
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