Turn in Applications to:



Child Nutrition Services

3200 Loveridge Road

Pittsburg CA 94565


Or turn in to any PUSD cafeteria or office.


Meal Applications

Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. The Pittsburg Unfied School District Child Nutrition Services department encourages all families  to apply. 

Apply for MEAL BENEFITS ONLINE! We are pleased to offer the families of PUSD the quickest way to apply for Free and Reduced Priced Meals.  Online!  Online meal applications are generally processed the very next day.  The process is SAFE, SECURE, PRIVATE, and AVAILABLE anytime, anywhere!

Apply for Meal Benefits Online


Free and Reduced application forms can be also obtained and returned (completed) to the Child Nutrition Services office as well as any school office or cafeteria.

You will be notified by mail of your child's status. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.

Only complete one application per family. The information you give will be used to determine or prove your child's eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits.

Factors considered in the application process are household size and total household income. HOUSEHOLD SIZE is considered all persons, related or unrelated: Including parents, children, grandparents who live in your home and share living expenses. The TOTAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME is the income each household member received last month before taxes - this includes wages, social security, pension, unemployment, welfare, child support, alimony, and any other cash income.

Foster Children - In certain cases, foster children are eligible for free and reduced-price meals regardless of your income. If you have foster children living with you and want to apply for them, please contact us.