Free and Reduced Price Meals – Application Instruc

Free and Reduced Price Meals – Application Instructions

If your household receives benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly the Food Stamp Program, or gets TANF, follow these instructions:

Part 1: List child(ren)’s name, school, grade, and a SNAP or TANF case number.

Part 2: Check the appropriate box, if any.

Part 3: Skip this part.

Part 4: Skip this part.

Part 5: Sign the form. A Social Security Number is not necessary.

Part 6: Answer this question if you choose to.

Check the appropriate box and contact [your school, homeless liaison, migrant coordinator]. Fill out application by following instructions for ALL OTHER HOUSEHOLDS.

If you are applying for a FOSTER CHILD, follow these instructions:

Part 1: Use a separate application for each foster child. List the child’s name, school, and grade.

Part 2: Skip this part.

Part 3: Check the box and list the child’s personal use monthly income, if any.

Part 4: Skip this part.

Part 5: Sign the form. A Social Security Number is not necessary.

Part 6: Answer this question if you choose to.

ALL OTHER HOUSEHOLDS, including WIC households, follow these instructions:

Part 1: List each child’s name, school, and grade.

Part 2: Check the appropriate box, if any.

Part 3: Skip this part.

Part 4: Follow these instructions to report total household income from last month.

  • Column 1–Name: List the first and last name of each person living in your household, related or not (such as grandparents, other relatives, or friends). You must include yourself and all children living with you. Attach another sheet of paper if you need to.
  • Column 2 Gross income last month and how often it was received.  Next to each person’s name list each type of income received last month, and how often it was received.  For example, Earnings from work:  List the gross income each person earned from work.  This is not the same as take-home pay.  Gross income is the amount earned before taxes and other deductions.  The amount should be listed on your pay stub, or your boss can tell you.  Next to the amount, write how often the person got it (weekly, every other week, twice a month, or monthly).  All other income:  List the amount each person got last month from welfare, child support, alimony, (second column) pensions, retirement, Social Security (third column), and ALL OTHER INCOME SOURCES (fourth column).  In the All Other column, include  Worker’s Compensation, unemployment, strike benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veteran’s benefits (VA benefits), disability benefits, regular contributions from people who do not live in your household, and ANY OTHER INCOME.  Report net income for self-owned business, farm, or rental income.  Next to the amount, write how often the person got it. If you are in the Military Housing Privatization Initiative do not include this housing allowance.
  • Column 3–Check if no income: If the person does not have any income, check the box.

Part 5: An adult household member must sign the form and list his or her Social Security Number, or mark the box if he or she doesn’t have one.

Part 6: Answer this question if you choose to.
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805 West 6th Street
Tifton, GA 31794  

Phone: (229) 387-2485 
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