Summer Food Service Program for California

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

Overview

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free nutritious meals and snacks that meet Federal nutrition guidelines are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children.  

Administration

Summer Food Service Program for California is administered by U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

Program Requirements:

Free meals are provided to children 18 years old and younger at approved SFSP sites. Meals must be consumed at the meal service location.

 

 

 

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 find a free, nutritious summer meal site use the Summer Food Site locator to find a site near you.

Contact:

800-952-5609

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