Managing Agency District of Columbia

Program Description

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free nutritious meals and snacks that meet Federal nutrition guidelines are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children.

General Program Requirements

For this benefit program, you must be a resident of the District of Columbia.

Free meals are provided to children 18 years old and younger at approved SFSP sites.

 

 

 

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $22,311
2 $30,044
3 $37,777
4 $45,510
5 $53,243
6 $60,976
7 $68,709
8 $76,442

*For households with more than eight people, add $7,733 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

To find a free, nutritious summer meal site use the Summer Food Site locator to find a site near you.

Program Contact Information

For more information, visit the DC Summer Food Service program website.

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