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Free & Reduced

● Please, submit ONE application per household, even if you have students at several different schools.

● Children in households receiving benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or Ohio Works First (OWF) will automatically receive free meals thru Direct Certification
 

● Applications submitted during the first week of school can take several weeks to process.

 If a student received an approved Free & Reduced meal application or Direct Certification for the 2022-23 school year and wishes to continue to receive Free & Reduced meals for 2023-24, submit a new application.
     Applications are now being accepted for school year 2023-24  (AFTER JULY 1st, 2023)              
    Reasons: 
    1 - A student could qualify for a fee waiver.
    2 - Application status will carry over into the next coming school year for a short time before changing into a paid status.
     

● Submit an application at any time during school year.
FREE AND REDUCED MEAL APPLICATION  (2023 -2024 form)  (AFTER JULY 1st, 2023)        

https://www.fns.usda.gov/school-meals/translated-applications

● If you need help in filling out the Free & Reduced Price School Meals Family Application or have questions you may call the number below for assistance.

Food & Nutrition Contact Information:

Winnie Jacks, Food Service Supervisor
jacks@bcs-k12.org

820 Ludlow Road
Bellefontaine,Ohio  43311
937-593-9060

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.