Free and Reduced Price and Meal Applications

Amelia County Public Schools

  Announced its policy for providing free or reduced price meals for children served under the National School Lunch, and/or School Breakfast Programs.  Each school and/or central school nutrition office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.

 Household size and income will be used to determine eligibility for free or reduced price meal benefits.  Children from households whose income is at or below the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines, shown in the chart below, may be eligible for either free or reduced price meals.  Children who are members of households receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits (formerly the Food Stamp Program) or who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) may be automatically eligible for free meals.  Children who are homeless, migrant, or runaway may also be automatically eligible for free meals.  Foster children, who are the legal responsibility of a welfare agency or court, are eligible for free meals regardless of the income of the household with whom they reside.  Children who are members of households participating in WIC may also be eligible for free or reduced-price meals based on the household’s income.

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