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SFSP Program Eligibility

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Program Eligibility online training.

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Course Description

In this training, participants will learn about SFSP program eligibility, including specific eligibility requirements, requirements for selecting meal sites, and preoperational responsibilities.

  • Course Number: 006
  • Training Length: 15 minutes
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Target Audience: Summer Meal Program Operators
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: November 2019

Online Course

Begin the SFSP Program Eligibility course.

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:


  • Crediting: 0.25 hours
  • Key Area: Administration (3000)
    • Training Topic: Free and Reduced-price Meal Benefits (3100)
      • Learning Objective: Eligibility (3110)

For more information on crediting, see the USDA web document Professional Standards Learning Objectives External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF).

Additional Information

For all content related to COVID-19 in the CNPs, such as information on Area Eligibility Waivers visit the COVID-19 Guidance for CNPs web page, and select the Policy tab.

For more information regarding SFSP Program Eligibility, see the California Department of Education SFSP Information web page.

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Summer Meals Unit (SMU), by phone at 916-324-6153. For questions regarding the course content, contact the SMU by email at

Questions:   Summer Meals Unit | | 916-324-6153
Last Reviewed: Friday, March 5, 2021
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