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Free or Reduced Price Meals Application

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Apply online through for an easy, secure and private application. Please contact our office at 704-961-3000 if you need language assistance. 

  • No more lost or misplaced applications.
  • Faster processing!
  • walks you through the simple process. Once your application is submitted, SCS Child Nutrition Services will determine your eligibility and send you a letter. You’ll need your most recent pay stubs.
  • IMPORTANT: If you receive a letter stating your child has already been approved for Free Meals for 2022-2023, you do not need to fill out an application, but call us right away at 704-961-3000 if any of your children are missing from the letter we sent you.
  • You will receive a confirmation when your application is submitted. If you create an account in, you can sign up to receive electronic notifications when your application has been processed.
  • If you don’t have access to the internet, stop by your school or visit any one of the Stanly County Public Library branches or the Stanly County Senior Center.
  • Other language translations can be found on the USDA School Meals Translated Applications Website.