St. La Salle School announced its policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the Lunch Program. Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. 

Children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals if the household income is less than or equal to the federal guidelines.

 Households do not need to turn in an application when the household receives a notification letter saying that all children automatically qualify for free meals when any household member receives benefits from CalFresh, CalWORKs, or FDPIR. Children who meet the definition of foster, homeless, migrant, or runaway, and children enrolled in their school’s Head Start program are eligible for free meals.

 Contact school officials if any child in the household is not on the notification letter. The household must let school officials know if they do not want to receive free or reduced-price meals.

 Applications will be sent to the household with a letter about the free and reduced-price meal program. Households that want to apply for meal benefits, must fill out one application for all children in the household and give it to the nutrition office at 404 E. Manning Ave. Contact Trisha  Argote at (559) 638-2621 for help filling out the application. The school will let you know if your application is approved or denied for free or reduced-price meals. 

 Households may turn in an application at any time during the school year. If you are not eligible now, but your household income goes down, household size goes up, or a household member starts receiving CalFresh, CalWORKs, or FDPIR, you may turn in an application at that time. Information given on the application will be used to determine eligibility and may be verified at any time during the school year by school officials. The last four digits of the Social Security number from any adult household or checking that you do not have a Social Security number is required if you include income on the application.

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