> Idaho Summer Food Service
The Idaho Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides reimbursement for free, nutritious meals and snacks served to Idaho children 18 and younger. These meals help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow throughout the summer months when they are out of school. When school is out the meals served as a part of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program are not available and due to families' limited budgets, or other circumstances, children will often miss wholesome meals. The SFSP fills this gap and parents benefit from some help in stretching their food dollars and by knowing that their children are receiving healthy meals in a supportive environment.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Idaho, your household's annual income before taxes must not exceed $20,036 if one person lives in the household;$26,955 if two people live in the household; $33,874 if three people live in the household; $40,793 if four people live in the household; $47,712 if five people live in the household; $54,631 if six people live in the household; $61,550 if seven people live in the household; and $68,469 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $6,919 for each additional person in the home.
To apply for the Summer Food Service program, contact the site nearest you:
Program Contact Information:
For more information, please call the Idaho Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs, at:
Or the Idaho Care Line at: 211
Or for information on the Summer Food Service program, call: