Summer Food Service Program for Illinois

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

Overview

The 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).

Administration

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

Program Requirements:

For 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:

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 the Summer Food Service program, contact your state's child nutrition program office. Contact information for your state can be found on the School Meals Contacts page. 

Contact:

1-866-262-6663

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