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Benefit Details
Kansas School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Managing Agency Kansas http://www.kansas.gov/index.php

Program Description

The School Breakfast and Lunch Programs make nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals available to school children each school day. Over 101,000 schools offer lunches at school, and nearly 90,000 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 Kansas and a parent or primary caregiver responsible for a child(ren) who attends school (high school or under). Income eligibility guidelines can be found at http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/Governance/notices/iegs/IEGs.htm.

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

To apply for free or reduced price meals, contact your child's school. A listing of your state's schools can be found here:
http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=4833

Program Contact Information

You can call the Child Nutrition & Wellness office for information regarding the programs at: 785-296-2276
For more information about the School Breakfast and Lunch Programs, visit the Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness website: http://www.kn-eat.org/SNP/SNP_Menus/SNP_Home.htm