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National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs in Arizona Benefits

Program Description

The National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs are available to public and private nonprofit schools and residential childcare institutions serving children of high school age and younger. Residential childcare institutions must be licensed and operated principally for the care of children. They include homes for the physically, mentally or emotionally impaired, group homes, temporary shelters, orphanages, and juvenile detention centers.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Arizona and a parent or primary caregiver responsible for a child(ren) who attends school (high school or under).

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $21,775
2 $29,471
3 $37,167
4 $44,863
5 $52,559
6 $60,255
7 $67,951
8 $75,647

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For a program application and instructions on how to apply, please visit:

Program Contact Information

For more information, please visit the Arizona Child Nutrition Program website at:
You may also call the state's Health and Nutrition Services office at 602-542-8700 .