NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect until at least April 20, 2020.
Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

Connecticut Online Application and Claiming System for Child Nutrition Programs (CNP System)


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The CNP System is a web-based software solution that provides Connecticut administrators, state users, and sponsors with efficient and immediate access to applications, claims, and related nutrition program functions for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Child Nutrition Programs. The CNP System allows authorized users to submit and approve applications, claims, and miscellaneous forms online, as their security rights permit.

Connecticut’s CNP System applies to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and school nutrition programs, including the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Afterschool Snack Program (ASP), Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), and Special Milk Program (SMP).

CNP System