Free and Reduced Benefits

Free and Reduced Benefits

School Food and Nutrition Services of New Orleans, Inc. believes that children need healthy, nutritious meals to learn and we offer those meals every school day. We encourage ALL students to eat school lunch!!! If you are in need of assistance, please fill out a Free and Reduced application. Your child(ren) may qualify for free or reduced price meals. Reduced price meals are free for the 2023-2024 school year. To apply for free or reduced price meals, please click the button below. Once the application is processed, you will be notified of the benefit your student qualifies for.

The Advantages of Applying On-line

Entering your application online is quicker, easier, and more accurate than filling out a paper application. Our step-by-step process and guided help makes applying for school meals simpler and easier to understand than ever before. Processing times are faster; therefore benefits are applied quicker too!

If you do not have access to a computer to complete an online application, you may request a paper application. Please contact your school’s Food Service Manager or our office at (504)-596-3434 and we will send you a paper application. You may also email a request through the “Contact Us” page on our website. Please include your name and address in the comments section.

What you will need to complete the on-line application:

  • The names and incomes of every member of your household
  • The school, grade, & birthdates of every student participating in our program
  • Your social security number and electronic signature
  • A valid email address and phone number for communication purposes about the status of the application.