Managing Agency Illinois

Program Description

The Illinois Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was instituted to provide nutritious meals to children during the summer months when school is not in session. The program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

General Program Requirements

For this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Illinois.

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$22,459
2$30,451
3$38,443
4$46,435
5$54,427
6$62,419
7$70,411
8$78,403

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

To apply for the Summer Food Service program, contact your state's child nutrition program office. Contact information for your state can be found on the School Meals Contacts page. 

Program Contact Information

For mor information, please visit the Illinois SFSP web site. 

Phone calls can be placed to the Nutrition Programs and Support Services office toll-free to ask about SFSP:

1-866-262-6663

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