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How Do I Apply to Participate in the SSFO?

Seamless Summer Feeding Option (SSFO) agreement, forms and guidance.

To apply for the SSFO, public schools and county offices of education must update their CNIPS account by adding participating sites to the site application(s)-Seamless Summer link for each proposed site that plans to operate the SSFO. Please remember to apply at least 30 days prior to the start of your SSFO program.

Important: Schools must wait for approval before serving Seamless Option meals at proposed sites. Failure to receive pre-approval will result in loss of reimbursement.

SSFO Forms

Use the following forms to document meal counts and site-monitoring visits. Maintain these documents in your office files.

SSFO Guidance

If you have further questions regarding the SSFO, please contact your Nutrition Services Division Field Services Consultant at 800-952-5609.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
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