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RELEASE: School Meal Household Applications

Published: 232 days ago
" The NSLP and SMP household applications for School Year 2023 -2024 were released in English and Spanish. The forms are located on the Forms table at https://squaremeals.org/Programs/National-School-Lunch-Program/Administration-Forms. Note that TDA will release updated eligibility letters and media releases soon. If needed, CEs may still use the current media releases available at the above link.
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UPDATED 8/2/23 - The School Nutrition Program (SNP)  documents listed below have been revised and reposted to reflect updates to the Nondiscrimination Statement.

The following School Nutrition Program (SNP)-related forms have been released and posted in English and Spanish. All were updated to align more closely to USDA requirements and for ease of use. The forms are now available as PDF documents that can be printed and filled out by hand or completed on a computer as a fillable form. 
All below documents can be found in the Forms table.

• School Meal Applications
  • 2023-2024 Standard (Multi-Child) Application for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals 
  • 2023-2024 Multi-Use Application for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals 
  • 2023-2024 Multi-Child Application for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals (Nonpublic School Version)
  • 2023-2024 Application Directions 
  • 2023-2024 Application Letter to the Household for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals

The documents listed above can also be accessed here.  

Additionally, the following Special Milk Program documents have been released and posted here.
  • 2023-2024 Multi-Child Application for Free Milk 
  • 2023-2024 Application Directions 
  • 2023-2024 Application Letter to the Household for Free Milk 

Please note that TDA will release updated eligibility letters and media releases soon. If needed, CEs may still use the current media releases available on the Forms table. 

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Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
 

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
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