Learn about programs that offer food and nutrition assistance for children, including the School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program, National School Lunch Program and more.
Learn about Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reimbursement for healthy meals and snacks in child care centers, family child care homes, after school programs, emergency shelters, and adult day care programs. See also:
Child nutrition programs help to ensure that children have access to nutrition meals and snacks in schools, summer programs, childcare centers and homes, and afterschool programs.
Use this interactive map to find sites providing free meals to students during COVID-19 related school closures. This resource is being shared for information purposes only.
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Office of Food Safety develops education, instruction and technical assistance resources for individuals working in federally funded nutrition assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
Learn about Special Milk Program (SMP), which provides milk to children in schools and childcare institutions who do not participate in other Federal meal service programs.
Find out how eligible children continue receiving meals even during the summer when school is out. See also: