Meal Services

  • Yelm Community Schools Grab n' Go

    WHEN: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mon - Fri until June 18

    • May 22 - No School: Pick up two meals on May 21
    • May 25 - Memorial Day: NO MEALS Available
    • June 19 - Last Day of School: Pick up two meals on June 18

    WHO:  For those 18 and under. No ID required. Do not need to be a YCS student.


    • Fort Stevens Elementary - 16525 100th Way SE
    • McKenna Elementary - 35120 SR 507 S, McKenna
    • Southworth - 13849 Yelm Hwy SE
    • Ridgeline Middle School - 10605 Carter St SE
    • Yelm High School – Tornado Alley Drop Off Zone
    • Dylan's Corner/Mackey's Store - 15201 Vail Rd SE
    • Clearwood Front Gate - 21603 N Clear Lake Blvd SE
    • Clearwood Back Gate - 18900 Blue Hills DR SE

    Community Meals

    • Emanuel Church will provide meals to go Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    • Yelm Prairie Christian Church will provide meals to go Thursdays 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    • Yelm Community Services Food Bank is open Thursdays 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.   
    • Crossroads Food & Clothing Bank is open Saturdays 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.     
    • Rainier Emergency Food Center is open Wednesdays and Saturdays 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Weekend Food will be handed out at all Grab n’ Go locations Fridays 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Child Care

  • Partnership with Y-Care
    UPDATE:  Starting April 13, child care will be at Southworth Elementary for health care professionals, first responders, grocery and pharmaceutical employees from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30pm Monday-Friday. Please register online for child care services. For registration assistance, please contact Andrew Murrow at 360.918.0400.

Community Services

  • Department of Health
    Access their website for up-to-date information on COVID-19.

    Thurston County Resource List
    Review list of community services across the county for youth, seniors, food, mental health, and other resources.
    City of Yelm 
    Compiled a list of community and business resources.

    Provides students with food, supplies, hygiene supplies and other essential items.

    If your student is in need of services, please contact Ari Rogers at 360.999.0092.
    • HBP Weekend Food Program - will be distributed to qualifying families on Fridays at Grab n’ Go locations
    • Access a comprehensive resource guide - English or Spanish
    • Contact Together! for additional information at 360.493.2230

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