Special Milk Program for New Hampshire

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

Overview

The Special Milk Program (SMP) was established to encourage consumption of fluid milk by children in public schools, child care centers, after-school-hours child care programs, summer camps, and similar non-profit institutions devoted to the care and training of children. The SMP is part of the Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services, which provides educational leadership and services that promote health and nutrition education for all citizens through quality nutrition programs in New Hampshire schools and institutions.

Administration

Special Milk Program for New Hampshire is administered by U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

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 New Hampshire.

 

 

 

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 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://www.education.nh.gov/program/nutrition/milk.htm

Contact:

603-271-3860

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