Free and Reduced Meals


*Schools or families may use any of the following methods to locate sites that serve free meals to children during the summer:
•Call 211
•Call 1.866.3Hungry or 1.877.8Hambre
•Text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877877 during the summer months
•Text “SUMMER MEALS” or “VERANO” to 97779.
•Use the website:
•Use the site locator for smartphones -

Note -- If you qualify for free and reduced meals you should still apply to receive additional benefits!

If you feel you qualify for free and reduced meals please apply by clicking on the blue PA School Meals icon below. Once approved you will receive additional benefits.

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Additional benefits for applying...

There are other benefits to being officially approved for free and reduced meals this year.  These include additional federal Pandemic EBT benefits (if available), as well as fee waivers for SATs, AP exams, Technology fees, etc.  Completing the Free and Reduced Application through School Cafe could be very beneficial for you.  The income information is confidential. 


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 [email protected]


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