Free and Reduced Meals

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Great news: ALL students can get FREE meals this school year...

COVID-19 relief packages recently passed by Congress contain benefits for families financially impacted by the pandemic. Some of these benefits are available to students who are eligible for free or reduced-priced school meals.

Additional benefits can include:
• Free or low cost home internet access
• Future Pandemic EBT benefit to support grocery costs
• Eligibility for financial aid at some community organizations

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...and did you know your family may qualify for additional benefits after completing the Free/Reduced lunch application?

If you believe your school-aged child(ren) may qualify for free or reduced-price meals this school year and have not yet submitted an application, we encourage you to do so as soon as possible at:  

Please be aware that applying for free or reduced-price meals will not impact your child(ren)’s ability to receive free meals at PASD distributions. Additionally, an accurate accounting of students who qualify for Free or Reduced meals helps us plan for the future.  Learn more about eligibility

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Who can get free meals?
All children in households receiving benefits from Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) are eligible for free meals regardless of your income. This includes children living in the household who do not receive SNAP or TANF. Also, your children can get free meals if your household’s gross income is within the free limits on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines.
 
Frequently Asked Questions about Free and Reduced Meals Services

Household Letter Explaining PA School Meals English
Household Letter Explaining PA School Meals Spanish

If you do not have access to a computer, we have computers in the Administration Building Lobby for your use.
If you require a paper application, please contact your child’s school or the contact person listed below.  Please return the completed application to the Administration Building:
Phoenixville Area School District
Mrs. Mary Jane Weiss
386 City Line Avenue
Phoenixville, PA 19460

For questions regarding the Free and Reduced Meals Program please contact Mrs. Mary Jane Weiss at 484-927-5040 or email at weissm@pasd.com

 

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