Meal Benefits Forms Due October 16, 2020

  • Students enrolled at Brader, Brennen, Christiana, Delaware School for the Deaf, Downes, Gallaher, Glasgow, Keene, Kirk, Marshall, Newark, Networks, Sarah Pyle, Shue, Smith and West Park, will need to complete a 2020-2021 meal benefit form.

    Annually families are offered the opportunity to apply for federal assistance which may result in free or reduced priced meals. Families with incomes at or below 130 and 185 percent of the poverty level are eligible for free or reduced breakfast and lunch meals.

    Apply for Free of Reduce Breakfast and Lunch

    • Online: For your convenience, you are able to complete an online application, available by visiting www.schoolcafe.com. You will be required to create an account to complete the online application process.

    • School Forms: If you are not able to complete online there are a few other ways to receive an application. Application forms will be sent home at the beginning of the school year with your child which you may complete and return to Child Nutrition Services.

    • Download & Print: You may also print the form from the District website. Click on the School Menu button, then choose Meal Benefit Forms. Locate the section for CNS Formss and Pricing to view and print the form.

Community Eligibility Provisions Program

  • Thirteen Christina Schools participate in Community Eligibility Provisions for free school meals and DO NOT require a meal benefit form.
     
    Students enrolled in Bancroft, Bayard, Brookside, Christina Early Education Center, Douglass, Gauger-Cobbs, Jones, Leasure, Maclary, McVey, Oberle, Stubbs and Wilson are automatically enrolled and DO NOT need to fill out a meal benefit form.
     
    Please Note: Families who have children attending other Christina School District schools which are not participating in this new meal program, will be required to fill out a meal benefit form to be eligible for free/reduced meal pricing at those locations. For more information, please contact us at Child Nutrition Services at 302-454-2400, ext. 43205.
  • Summer Meals Program to Begin June 29
    June 11, 2021

    CSD Child Nutrition Services will provide curbside and mobile meal service from Tuesday, June 29 to Thursday, August 5 at select locations for summer meals.

    Please note: No meals will be served the week of July 5.
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  • Buying Groceries Online with Your Delaware EBT Card

    You can use your
    SNAP food benefits or P-EBT benefits to order groceries online for pickup or delivery from participating Aldi, Food Lion, ShopRite, and Walmart stores and Amazon. Shop and pay for SNAP eligible food items by using your EBT card at checkout.

    For more information about SNAP online purchasing or SNAP food benefits: visit dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dss/ or call the Division of Social Services at 1-866-843-7212.

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  • Food Allergies 

    For students returning for in-person instruction who have food allergies, it is extremely important that you notify your school nurse and provide necessary  documentation before their return to school.  If you have any questions about what you need to provide, please contact your school nurse as soon as possible. 

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