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Benefit Details
Texas School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Managing Agency Texas http://www.state.tx.us

Program Description

The Texas Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Division administers the National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP) for Public Schools. The goal of the NSLP and SBP is to safeguard the health and well being of school children by establishing good eating habits through the availability of adequate food. Public and nonprofit schools, residential child care institutions, juvenile correctional institutions, and boarding schools may participate in these programs.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Texas 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 apply for free or reduced price meals, contact your child's school. A listing of your state's schools can be found here:
http://wgisprd.tea.state.tx.us/SDL/

Program Contact Information

For additional information on the programs, please visit: http://www.squaremeals.org/
For more information regarding the programs, please call toll-free: 1-888-839-5437
Or: 512-463-2076
Or send an e-mail to: nslp@dhs.state.tx.us
You can also contact your child's school to find out what meals are served and how to apply for free or reduced price school meals.