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Benefit Details
Alabama School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Managing Agency Alabama http://www.alabama.gov

Program Description

The School Breakfast and Lunch Programs make nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals available to school children each school day. Over 92,000 schools offer lunches at school, and nearly 70,000 schools offer breakfast at school nationwide. School breakfasts and lunches must meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Federal nutrition standards. Some schools offer afterschool snacks to children in the school's afterschool care programs.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Alabama and a parent or primary caregiver responsible for a child(ren) who attends school (high school or under).

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

To Find out more information on how to apply for free or reduced price meals, please visit:
http://www.fns.usda.gov/school-meals/applying-free-and-reduced-price-school-meals

Program Contact Information

For more information on the programs, please call the Alabama Child Nutrition Program office at: 334-242-1988