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The Nutrition Services Branch is committed to promoting healthy food choices through school meals and nutrition education for the students of Long Beach Unified School District. Our team of food and nutrition professionals is dedicated to providing students with nutritious meals to support their academic success.


May's featured Farm 2 School vegetable is zucchini! Our zucchini is locally sourced from Black Sheep Farms in Ontario, California. Students can enjoy their locally-grown zucchini in our cafeterias at lunchtime on Thursday, May 26th!

Attention Adults!

We are currently hiring for Nutrition Services Worker!

Position pays: $15.36 - $18.05 per hour

Part- time position

Benefits can include: Paid Sick Leave, Paid Vacation, Retirement Benefits,

and Promotional Growth Opportunities

Permanent and Substitute (on-call or as needed) positions available


How to Apply:

Complete an application online today by visiting:

Select  the link for Nutrition Services Worker under Employment Opportunities

Reach out to the Nutrition Services HR Team with any questions at: (562) 427-7923 or or reach out to Personnel Commission at (562) 435-5708.


Attention High School Students!

We are looking for Cafeteria Student Assistants!

Are you looking for a paid part-time job while going to school?

Position pays $15.00 per hour

Gain experience in the food industry

Gain customer service experience

Learn how to run a point of sale (POS)


  • 15 years or older
  • LBUSD High School Student (in-person learning only)
  • Work Permit
  • Photo ID & Social Security Card
  • Complete application
  • Follow dress code
  • Follow food safety guidelines

How to Apply:

  • Download fillable application on the Nutrition Services Website OR request an application from your school’s Cafeteria Supervisor
  • Submit all completed forms to your school’s Cafeteria Supervisor

Reach out to your school’s Cafeteria Supervisor with any questions or reach out to our Nutrition Services HR Team: (562) 427-7923 or

Download the fillable application for Cafeteria Student Assistants here

Free Meals at Community-Based Organizations

Use the Food Finders Food Pantry Locator to find additional food resources near you. Additional food options are also available through the Long Beach Rescue Mission and Help Me Help You

Check out our Online Meal Application!  
You can fill out a meal application for free or reduced-priced meals at:

This application is Smart-Phone friendly and

is available in English and Spanish.

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MySchoolBucks Online Payment Center     My School Bucks Logo

Long Beach Unified School District has an online Payment Center with MySchoolBucks where Parents may pre-pay for student meals and check account balances.

Start here and follow the instructions to create your account today with MySchoolBucks!

Nutrition Services Branch offices are located in the Nutrition Center at:

3333 Airport Way
Long Beach, CA 90806

Phone: (562) 427-7923

Fax: (562) 988-0263

We are open Monday through Friday, except for District holidays and furlough days.

Office hours: 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Warehouse delivery hours: 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM, no appointment needed

Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 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 Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may 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 complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, 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:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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Department Info

Department Address
3333 Airport Way
Long Beach, CA 90806

Department Phone
Phone: (562) 427-7923

Earned Income Tax Credit Information

Notice: The California Revenue and Taxation Code (RTC) Section 19853(b) requires local educational agencies (LEA) that operate the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) to annually notify households about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Information Act.

More information on the Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act.