Illinois Summer Food Service Benefits
Program DescriptionThe 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 RequirementsFor 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:
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Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
Application ProcessTo apply for the Summer Food Service program, contact your state's child nutrition program office. Contact information for your state can be found here:
Program Contact Information
Please visit the Illinois SFSP web site for more program information: http://www.isbe.net/nutrition/htmls/summer.htm
Phone calls can be placed to the Nutrition Programs and Support Services office toll-free to ask about SFSP: 1-866-262-6663