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Summer Food Service Program for Mississippi


What is Summer Food Service Program for Mississippi ?

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was created to serve nutritious meals to children when National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program meals are not available. To ensure all Mississippi children receive proper nutrition throughout the year, SFSP reimburses organizations that prepare and serve meals to eligible children during the summer and school vacation periods.


Summer Food Service Program for Mississippi is administered by Mississippi.

Program Requirements

Qualification Requirements Last Updated on 2025-03-01

To be eligible for Mississippi Summer Food Service Program, you must be a resident of Mississippi and 18 years of age or under.

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 Summer Food Service Program for Mississippi ?

To apply for the Summer Food Service Program, contact the child nutrition program office through the Office of Child Nutrition website. 

Contact Info


How to Apply

Summer Food Site Locator

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