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.

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)


NOTE:  Do not print and complete the SFSP application materials below. If you are considering sponsorship of the SFSP, please contact Caroline Cooke, Summer Meals Coordinator, at or 860-807-2144. The annual SFSP application is conducted through an online module that can only be accessed after a permanent agreement has been executed with the Connecticut State Department of Education.

SFSP Application Instructions

Required SFSP Application Forms and Materials


Civil Rights

Free Meals Policy Statement

Health Inspection

Meal Pattern

Training Certification

Visit Certification

Additional SFSP Forms and Materials

See Application Components for Experienced Sponsors to determine if these forms are required

Authorized Signature

Food Service Management Companies

Income Eligibility Forms


National Youth Sports Program

Materials to be Updated Annually and
Kept on File in Sponsor Records

Press Releases

Meal Count Forms