Your child may receive free meals if you now receive Food Stamp, California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payments (Kin-GAP), or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) benefits,
If your total household income meets eligibility requirements, your child may receive meals free or at a reduced price.
Foster Care Children or Children placed in out-of-home care; Foster children are now categorically eligible for free meals. They may be added to the family application as part of the household. However regardless of the household approval the foster child will remain free. Please see the Letter to Households below for more information.
Paper applications are accepted all year long
at the following locations and will be forwarded to the PUSD Food Service Office for processing:
Any PUSD school cafeteria
The PUSD District Office (6696 Clark Rd, Paradise, CA 95969)
The PUSD Food Service Office (610C Pearson Rd, Paradise, CA 95969)
If you choose to complete and submit an online application, it will be sent directly from your computer to the food services office where it can be processed.