> Illinois Summer Food Service
The Illinois Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was instituted to provide nutritious meals to children during the summer months when school is not in session. The program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Illinois, 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 your state's child nutrition program office. Contact information for your state can be found here:
Program Contact Information:
Please visit the Illinois SFSP web site for more program information:
Phone calls can be placed to the Nutrition Programs and Support Services office toll-free to ask about SFSP: