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Wyoming Special Milk Program Benefits

Program Description

The Wyoming Department of Education administers the Special Milk Program for non-profit child care centers and after school care programs and certain school situations in Wyoming. This program reimburses sponsors for milk that is consumed by the children. Individuals can not apply for this program but can participate through the childcares that they are enrolled at.

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. In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Wyoming.

The reimbursement levels for the Special Milk Program are determined annually by the federal government. We use these guidelines.

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

You can also contact the Wyoming Department of Education. Individuals cannot apply.

Program Contact Information

For additional information on the Wyoming Summer Food Service program, please visit the Wyoming Health, Safety, and Nutrition Division of Wyoming Department of Education.

If you have questions regarding the SMP, please call 307-777-6263.