Pre-Payment Options

IMPORTANT NEWS FOR PARENTS PAYING FOR LUNCH.....

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: TO ENSURE FOOD SAFETY, SANITATION, AND AVOID THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, ALL TRANSACTIONS DURING MEAL SERVICES WILL BE CASHLESS. PLEASE PRE-PAY MEALS AND SNACKS USING OUR ONLINE PAYMENT SYSTEM. 

VIEW STUDENT BALANCES

Soon parents can view student balance without having to log into k12PaymentCenter.com... until then, simply enter your students ID# to view balances at k12PaymentCenter.com-

**PLEASE READ BELOW FOR NEW K12PAYMENTCENTER FEE SCHEDULE**

Don't know your students ID #? Soon you can look it up here too.
(Note: For Kindergarten parents- Use grade 0 (not K)

NOTE: Student accounts are updated each day after 5pm.

Balances will not show if a transaction has not been made within the last 120 days.

click on the link below to get started...

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 Please note: All balances and PIN#s follow your students from school site to school site.

 



Online Payments

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CLICK HERE TO PAY ONLINE

TO ENSURE FOOD SAFETY, SANITATION, AND AVOID THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, ALL TRANSACTIONS DURING MEAL SERVICES WILL BE CASHLESS.

Take advantage of the options to prepay your student's meal accounts. Prepaid meal accounts help the lunch lines go faster and gives students more time to eat, relax, and play. It also gives you the peace of mind of not having to worry about looking for lunch money every day or worry that it might get lost, stolen or used for other things other than lunch.

Three (3) options for pre-payment:

I. Make Meal Payments Online - PLEASE READ THE NOTE. THERE ARE CHANGES TO THE FEES FOR ONLINE PAYMENTS AND ADDITIONAL OPTIONS.

We are pleased to offer the convenience of accessing your child's meal account 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Using this secure website K12PaymentCenter.com you will have the ability to pay for meals with a credit card, monitor your child's account, check meal histories, check and move balances between siblings account.

OPTIONS:
A. NEW!!! e-Check payment is now available. eCheck payments allow parents to make payments from their bank account. Flat fee of $0.95. Note payments that are made with insufficient funds (NSF) will incur a penalty charge of $10.00 and may cause the account to be blocked from this service.
 
B. For credit card payments there is a convenience fee for online payment service of $1.95 for up to $100.00. For payments over $100.00, the convenience fee is 2.99%.
Payments may take up to 24 hours to post

II. Checks  - We will gladly accept your check made out to Los Alamitos Unified Cafeteria, for meal purchases and pre-payments on accounts.  Please be sure to include your Driver's License #, Full Name, Address and Phone #, Child's First & Last Name and student PIN# on your check. 

Returned Checks: if your check is returned, it will be electronically debited from the student meal account for the face amount plus a $10.00 returned check fee.  

III. Cash - is always accepted.  If you are paying by cash, please place it in a sealed envelope marked "Lunch Money" and be sure to put your Child's First & Last name and Student ID # with your payment to insure proper credit. Drop off the labelled and sealed envelop in the designated DROP BOX for Food Service at the main office of your child's school.

Download and Print Out a pre-formatted #10 Envelope for making Deposits


HELPFUL RESOURCES:

CalFresh Food helps people from low-income families buy the nutritious food they need for good health. Recipients can buy food at any grocery store or farmers market that accepts Electronic Benefit Transfer.

GetCalFresh.org is an on-line CalFresh application tool that takes 10 minutes to complete. It is available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

Call the CalFresh Info Line (877-847-3663) to get connected to your county. The Info Line is available in English, Spanish, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Russian. For speech or hearing assistance call 711 Relay.

Use the interactive locator map to find a county office nearest you.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact CalFresh Foods by phone at 877-847-3663 or on the website at CalFreshFood.org.

CALFRESH FLYER (click for more information)