Program DescriptionThe Alaska School Breakfast and Lunch Program is available to public and private nonprofit schools and residential child care institutions serving children of high school age and younger. Residential childcare institutions must be licensed and operated principally for the care of children. They include homes for the physically, mentally or emotionally impaired, group homes, temporary shelters, orphanages, and juvenile detention centers.
Alaska's Child Nutrition Programs serve approximately 50,000 lunches daily at 571 locations statewide through the Child Care Feeding Program and the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. Meals served to all children are reimbursed based on student's household eligibility (free, reduced price and paid meals).
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Alaska, 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 program.
Application ProcessTo apply for free or reduced price meals, please visit: