Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

To find a summer meals site near you, click on this link and follow the directions http://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

The Summer Food Service Program was established to ensure low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer months when school is not in session. Free meals that meet the federal nutritional guidelines are provided to all children 18 years old and younger at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children.

Schools may review the Seamless Summer Option to reduce paperwork and streamline the management of your program.

There were some items offered by USDA that were no longer available. they willnot be delvered. they include:

Applesauce cups
Diced chicken
Shredded mozzarella cheese
Sliced white cheese
Canned peas
Pulled pork
Peppers/onion blend-16 cases short on this one. Some will get this item

2018 SUMMER REIMBURSEMENT RATES

 
Rural or Self Prep Sites
All Other Types of Sites
BREAKFAST

               2.2325

2.1900

LUNCH or SUPPER
3.9225
3.8575
SNACK
0.9300
0.9100

 

For Summer Training Opportunities: Click Here

 

Pre-Operational Planning

Menu Planning

Outreach and Promotion Suggestions

During Operations

Filing a Claim for Reimbursement

Guidance

Policy and Procedures of Maine DOE Child Nutrition

Seamless Summer Option

The Seamless Summer Option offers a streamlined approach to feeding hungry children in your community by limiting paperwork. School Food Authorities (SFAs) participating in the NSLP or SBP are eligible to apply.

  • Comparison of Programs SFSP/NSLP/Seamless Option link to USDA; compares various Child Nutrition summer meal programs; used to inform and encourage more School Food Authorities (SFAs) to provide meals in the summer and other times when school is not in session.

For more information or questions about the Summer Food Service Program please contact a child nutrition staff member.

Click Here to check out the latest Summer Meals Newsletter from USDA