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Summer Meals: Rural Non-congregate Meal Service


Management Bulletin SNP-05-2024 SFSP-06-2024 Non-congregate Meal Service Options in Rural Areas in Summer Meal Programs is available on the California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division Summer Food Management Bulletin web page.

This management bulletin provides guidance on rural non-congregate meal service options in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO), collectively referred to as the Summer Meal Programs (SMP).

Resources for SMP Operators

A program integrity attestation checklist is available for SMP operators who wish to serve non-congregate meals in rural areas. The checklist is available on the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System Download Forms page.

  • SFSP Operators: Form ID SFSP 36
  • SSO Operators: Form ID SSO 2

For a complete listing of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidance documents and resources, please visit the USDA Non-congregate Summer Meal Service web page External link opens in new window or tab..

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact the Summer Nutrition Program and Grants Unit at SFSP@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 03, 2024
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