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.
Use the following forms to document meal counts and site-monitoring visits. Maintain these documents in your office files.
- Daily Meal Count Form (SNP 25a) (DOC) - Use this form at the point of service to obtain an accurate meal count.
- Site Monitoring Review Form (SNP 25b) (DOC) - Use this form to conduct the required monitoring visits.
- Site Type, Eligibility, and Outreach Requirements - Use to establish specific types of sites. This document also provides outreach criteria for the different types of sites.
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Provides additional clarification to program participation and operations.
If you have further questions regarding the SSFO, please contact your Nutrition Services Division Field Services Consultant at 800-952-5609.