FREE & REDUCED PRICED MEAL INFORMATION
- 2023-24 Application-Family
- 2023-24 Application-Spanish
- Addendum (must accompany application)
- Addendum - Spanish (must accompany application)
APPLYING FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEAL BENEFITS
Current Eligibility Guidelines: 2023-24 FreeandReducedPricedLunch.pdf
THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE APPLYING
Applications for free and reduced price meals approved during the prior school year have a grace period of 30 school days before expiring. Although we encourage you to apply early, we can assure you that students who qualified last June will be extended the same benefit until we receive an application or October 20, 2023, whichever comes first.
You only need to complete one copy for the whole family. Simply print the application and complete it.
Parents enrolling new kindergarten students into the district do not need to complete an application until the start of the school year. If your child is enrolled now but not starting until the fall, please wait to complete an application, they will be available online prior to the start of school and also sent home on the first day of school.
Households receiving Special Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits or Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) for their children will no longer receive a direct certification letter from the Department of Social Services (DSS). Therefore, direct certification will be determined at the school level based on information sent from DSS to the school. Questions regarding SNAP/TFA and direct certification should be sent to (Dave Nanarello, Food Service Director or Erika Peters, FS Administrative Assistant)
No application is necessary if you are notified by our district food service office that all children have been directly certified. Letters will be sent the third week of August.
Please return your Application to your School's Front Office
Additionally, we have information on HUSKY Insurance and SNAP benefits offered by the Department of Social Services, State of CT, please click the link below. Although we do not handle the application processing, we are providing the information for you.
Please see important information link below from the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE), on additional funding allocated to Greenwich Public Schools to help in transitioning back to pre-pandemic meal service operations...