Summer Food Service Program for Tennessee

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

Overview

The Tennessee Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides nutritious meals to children who would normally receive free or reduced price meals when school is in session. SFSP helps children to maintain a nutritious diet and helps their families to stretch their food dollars during the summer months. The program is offered in many and various locations such as parks, playgrounds, housing authorities, day camps, churches, community centers, etc. Often the SFSP meal service is combined with learning and recreational activities for the children.

Administration

Summer Food Service Program for Tennessee 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 Tennessee.

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 your state's child nutrition program, please visit the Tennessee Summer Food Service Program website.

Contact:

615-313-4749

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