Turn in Applications to:
Please Apply Online HERE for the most rapid processing of your Free & Reduced Meal Application!
Or you may return your completed paper application to:
South Newton Food Service
Attn: Anje Wooton
13102 S 50 E
Kentland, IN 47951
Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." The forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office. 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 are categorically eligible for free meal benefits. An application is not needed yet there does need to be documentation of status by a state or local entity familiar with the child's status. Foster children may be included in the household application as part of the household size.
YOU MAY APPLY FOR MEAL ASSISTANCE:
-On Line- Apply Here Online Anytime!
-Download Application From Website (mail in or drop off to SN Food Service Dept.)
-Complete Application at Registration
-Paper Applications Available at Schools
If your application is not signed or does not include income information, it will be mailed back to you. If you are currently receiving no income at the time of application please indicate so. When Food Service receives your complete application, you will be notified by mail within 10 business days of the student's new status. Please plan on sending a lunch or money with your student until you receive the letter from our office indicating the student's new status. Food Service will update the student's account to reflect the new status. You will be responsible for any charges for meals (breakfast and/or lunch) prior to approval.