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Summer Food Service Program

Locate a Summer Meal Site

Summer Meals Locator
1-866-348-6479
or text "Food" or "Comida" to 877-877

Contact Information

Summer Food Service Program

866-328-6325
TTY:
360-664-3631
Mary Nagel
360-725-6218

Good nutrition is essential for effective learning every day, all year long. Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. Summer meal programs help children get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow throughout the summer months.

Summer sponsors receive payments for serving healthy meals and snacks to children 18 years of age and younger. Meal sites must be located in lower-income areas and must be approved to operate by the state agency. An overview of the program is provided in the Summer Food Service Program Reference Sheet.

Organizations interested in participating in the SFSP can visit the

Administering the SFSP

Program Operations

Elevate Your Program

Local Education Agencies (LEAs) that participate in the National School Lunch Program may choose to operate the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) instead of the SFSP. Refer to the Comparison of Programs to help you determine the best program for your LEA.


 

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