School Lunch and Breakfast Program
Authored By: Legal Services Alabama
1. My home was destroyed due to a disaster. Can my children get free school lunch and school breakfast?
Yes. Your children are eligible for free school meals.
2. My children and I moved in with my sister's family. Can her children get free school lunch and school breakfast?
If your sister puts in a new application for school meals that includes you and your children and lists any money you give her, then your sister's children can also get free or reduced price meal benefits.
Whatever your sister does, your children still get free school meals.
3. What proof do I need to show?
If you are in a disaster area, you need not show any proof at all.
4. Where can I get more information?
You can read An Advocate's Guide to the Disaster Food Stamp Program, which was written by the Food Research and Action Center in July 2006.
Reviewed May 2011
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