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Oklahoma Special Milk Program Benefits

Program Description

The Special Milk Program (SMP) provides milk to children in schools and childcare institutions who do not participate in other Federal meal service programs. The program reimburses schools for the milk they serve. Schools in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs may also participate in SMP to provide milk to children in half-day pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs where children do not have access to the school meal programs.

General Program Requirements

Any child in a school or institution that participates in the Special Milk Program can get milk. Schools may elect to offer free milk to low-income children. For this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Oklahoma.

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 $21,775
2 $29,471
3 $37,167
4 $44,863
5 $52,559
6 $60,255
7 $67,951
8 $75,647

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

To apply for the Special Milk Program, directly contact your child's school, camp, or child care institution to find out if it participates in the Special Milk Program.

The Federal agency Child Nutrition Programs manages this program and provides state contact information here:
http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/Contacts/StateDirectory.htm

Additionally, you can view further information about your state's Special Milk Program here:
http://ok.gov/sde/node/20#Milk

Program Contact Information

To learn more about the Oklahoma Special Milk Program, please visit: http://ok.gov/sde/node/20#Milk
For more information regarding the Oklahoma Special Milk Program, please call the Department of Education, Child Nutrition office at: 405-521-3327

You may also contact your local school district if you have other inquiries regarding the program.