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Special Milk Program for Maryland


What is Special Milk Program for Maryland ?

The Special Milk Program assists schools, child care centers, summer camps, and non-profit organizations by reducing the cost of milk served to enrolled children.


Special Milk Program for Maryland is administered by Maryland.

Program Requirements

Qualification Requirements Last Updated on 2025-03-01

To be eligible for the Maryland Special Milk Program, you must be a resident of the state of Maryland and meetall ofthe following:

  • Be a child in a school or institution that participates in the Special Milk Program; and
  • Be low-income or very low income.

Each child's family must apply annually for free milk eligibility.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $27,861
2 $37,814
3 $47,767
4 $57,720
5 $67,673
6 $77,626
7 $87,579
8 $97,532

*For households with more than eight people, add $9,953 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Application Details

What is the application process for Special Milk Program for Maryland ?

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 on the Special Milk Programpage. 

Additionally, your state education agency can also provide you with more information about the program.

Contact Info


How to Apply

Special Milk Program Maryland

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