Food & nutrition information

NeON Nutrition Kitchens | NYC Department of Probation

Food Caregiver

NeON Nutrition Kitchens provide free food for people on probation and others in the community. Located in all five boroughs, they also offer healthy recipes, nutrition tips and information, and cooking classes.

  • Nutrition Kitchens are open Monday - Friday for probation clients
  • Others in the community can visit on weekly community days
  • You can visit a Nutrition Kitchen twice a month


Am I Eligible?

Nutrition Kitchens are open to probation clients on weekdays, and others in the community can come on designated days.


How Can I Get Help?

Learn more on the NeON website. Visit a NeON Nutrition Kitchen center at one of the following locations:

  • Bronx 198 East 161st Street, Bronx, NY 10451
    Probation clients: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
    Community Day: Fridays, 9am – 12pm
  • Brooklyn 345 Adams Street, 6th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Probation clients: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
    Community Day: Fridays, 9am – 12pm
  • Manhattan 127 West 127th Street, 1st floor, NY, NY 10027
    Probation clients: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
    Community Day: Mondays, 9am – 12pm
  • Queens 162-24 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11432
    Probation clients: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
    Community Day: Fridays, 9am – 12pm
  • Staten Island 340 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10301
    Probation clients: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
    Community Day: Wednesdays, 9am – 12pm

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Updated December 4, 2019