FREE & REDUCED MEAL APPLICATION INFORMATION
Applications for free and reduced-price meals are sent home with students on the first day of school, are available in the main office of your child's school, the Food Service Office, or can be printed through the links above. If you receive food stamps or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), you may receive a Direct Certification letter in August from the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. A completed application OR the Direct Certification letter can be returned to your school's main office or teacher, given to the kitchen staff or mailed to Wappingers Central School District Food Service Office, P.O. Box 359, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.
A new Free or Reduced Lunch application (only one application is required per family) must be completed every school year. You will receive notification of status by mail within 10 days of receipt of an application or direct certification.YOU MAY APPLY FOR MEAL BENEFITS AT any time DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR.
All students must use their personal identification number at the cash register and select a reimbursable meal which is described in the FAQ's section under what makes up a school meal. Snacks may be purchased by cash or by depositing money in their account. The menu which is available on the website or sent home by your child’s school will show you what is available at your child's school.
If you have questions regarding the Free or Reduced Meal Application process, please contact The Food and Nutrition Office (845) 298-5075.