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Free and Reduced-Price Meal applications in the mail

on August 26, 2019

A letter to parents and application form for Free and Reduced-Price Meals (FRPM) should be reaching the mailboxes of all school families. The letter answers all your questions regarding FRPM enrollment and eligibility, according to Federal guidelines.

A new application must be submitted each year, but only one application is necessary for each household. A 30-day grace period begins on the first day of school in September, but applications may be submitted any time during the school year, should a family’s situation change.

You can link to the letter and form, in English and in Spanish, from the food services page of our website. Extra copies are also available at each school’s main office. Completed applications should be returned to Warwick Valley Central School District, P.O. Box 595 Warwick, NY 10990. If you need assistance with your application or have questions about the program, please call Food Services at (845) 987-3050 ext. 12890.

Families who wish to apply for SNAP or other assistance benefits should contact the local assistance office or call 1-800-342-3009.

Local resources

Backpack Snack Attack

Backpack Snack Attack is a Warwick Valley non-profit, volunteer organization that provides nutritional snacks to hundreds of school children in need of supplemental food on weekends and when school is not in session.

Ran entirely by volunteers, the program is supported by donations and fundraising, including collections made by canisters placed at the counters of local businesses, and a fill-the-van run in partnership with Warwick ShopRite. Raised funds are also used to purchase school supplies. School nurses are the community liaison for the program.

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