National School Breakfast and Lunch Program for Arkansas

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in Food/Nutrition
December 19, 2018

Overview

The Arkansas School Breakfast and Lunch Program is available to public and private nonprofit schools and residential childcare institutions serving children of high school age and younger. Residential childcare institutions must be licensed and operated principally for the care of children. They include homes for the physically, mentally or emotionally impaired, group homes, temporary shelters, orphanages, and juvenile detention centers.

Administration

National School Breakfast and Lunch Program for Arkansas is administered by U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Arkansas and a parent or primary caregiver responsible for a child(ren) who attends school (high school or under).

 

 

 

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

*For households with more than eight people, add $7,992 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Application Details

To apply for free or reduced price meals, please visit:
http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/Application/application_process.htm

Contact:

501.324.9502

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