Seamless Summer Option (SSO)Information about the federal Seamless Summer Option opportunity that allows public schools to combine features of the School Nutrition Programs and the Summer Food Service Program along with reduced paperwork requirements.
The 2018 Summer Sunshine Award Recipients
The California Department of Education Nutrition Sservices Division would like to recognize the eight California summer meal program sponsors who were awarded and honored for the 2018 Summer Sunshine Awards by USDA’s Western Region Office. To learn more about the 2018 winners, please visit the California Summer Sunshine Award Recipients web page.
Summer Meal Sites On Your Mobile Devices
Find Summer Meal Sites with Your Phone
The CA Meals for Kids mobile application helps you find nearby California Afterschool and Summer Meal Programs Sites through your iOS, Android, or Microsoft devices.
SSO Program Details
SSO Agreement Information
How Do I Apply to Participate in the SSO?
Seamless Summer Option (SSO) agreement and guidance.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Frequently asked questions and answers regarding the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) providing additional clarification to program participation and operations.
Site Type, Eligibility, and Outreach Requirements
Information to establish specific types of sites. This Web page also provides outreach criteria for the different types of sites.
The California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division has submitted the below waiver requests to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Services. This information is provided to comply with the public notification statutory requirements in the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, Section 12(l)(1)(A)(ii).