Program DescriptionThe 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 RequirementsIn 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 StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessTo Find out more information on how to apply for free or reduced price meals, please visit:
Program Contact Information
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For more information on the programs, please call the Alabama Child Nutrition Program office at: 334-242-1988