How Do I Apply to Participate in the SSO?Seamless Summer Option (SSO) agreement, forms and guidance.
To apply for the Seamless Summer Option (SSO), public schools and county offices of education must update their Child Nutrition Information and Payment System account by adding participating sites to the site application(s)-Seamless Summer link for each proposed site that plans to operate the SSO. Please remember to apply at least 30 days prior to the start of your SSO program.
Important: Schools must wait for approval before serving SSO meals at proposed sites. Failure to receive pre-approval will result in loss of reimbursement.
- Site Type, Eligibility, and Outreach Requirements
Use to establish specific types of sites. This web page also provides outreach criteria for the different types of sites.
- Frequently Asked Questions
Provides additional clarification to program participation and operations.
If you have further questions regarding the SSO, please contact the Summer Meals Unit by phone at 916-324-6153 or by email at SSFO@cde.ca.gov to be directed to your Summer Meals Program specialist.