Food Service

2021 - 2022 School Year Meal Information

School Meals

The School District of Springfield Township is providing FREE MEALS to all children attending school for instructional days until the end of the current school year. 

Additional clarification regarding SDST providing Free meals for the current school year. 

·       Free meals (breakfast and lunch) will be provided for all students during the 2021-2022 school year.  

Free or Reduced Price Meal Application, although it is not required to apply, will be processed as normal for families who may qualify for benefits.  To see if you qualify please select Income Eligibility Guidelines for the 2021-2022 School Year on this page.  Eligibility determinations, from approved applications are used for tracking purposes by the school and state agencies for any additional benefits that may be provided by the state.  Any eligibility for the current school year will also carry over for the first 30 operating days of the upcoming school year.  

To view our interactive menu, please visit www.sdst.nutrislice.com

*MENU IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  During this time of COVID, there may be manufacturer shortages, which require us to make a substitution.  If a substitution needs are made, we will do our best to choose the most nutritionally similar item.

For questions about our program or services please contact our Food Service/Business Office Secretary:

Susan Holman
susan_holman@sdst.org
1901 E. Paper Mill Road, Oreland, PA 19075
(215) 233 - 6000 ext. 1031
(Monday - Friday  9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Local Meal Charge Policy

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program established by the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020. P-EBT provides benefits to families of school-aged children who would have otherwise received free or reduced-priced meals if it were not for school closures.

All communications about this program will be from DHS directly.

All parent or guardian inquiries should be directed to the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Customer Service Line (484-363-2137); or the web form available at https://forms.juvare.com/forms/eb604f74-e01c-463e-82ea-04c416a5c9c5.

Parents and guardians are encouraged to visit the DHS P-EBT website: https://www.dhs.pa.gov/coronavirus/Pages/P-EBT-Questions.aspx/. The DHS P-EBT website offers contact information, important dates, answers to frequently asked questions, etc.

Parents/guardians can check their P-EBT benefit amount online via: http://www.connectebt.com/.

Information for families is available on the DHS website

 

 

School Meal Prices

Elementary Breakfast $1.50, Reduced Price $0.30

Elementary Lunch $2.75, Reduced Price $0.40

Secondary Breakfast $1.50, Reduced Price $0.30

Secondary Lunch $3.00, Reduced Price $0.40

The School District of Springfield Township feels that it is important to remember those in our community who are experiencing food insecurity. Foodfinder.us is a nonprofit website and app (for iOS or Android) that offers the location and contact information of more than 40,000 food pantries and similar food programs across the country.  The FoodFinder website and app can be utilized to pinpoint local free food providers within the community.

https://foodfinder.us/

Find Summer Meals in Your Community

Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session.

Help us ensure that no child goes hungry this summer.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

Kids

How to Find a SFSP Location Near You:

  • Call: 211 or 1-866-3HUNGRY or 1-877-8HAMBRE
  • Text: "FOOD" or "COMIDA" to 877877
  • Download: RangeAPP.org mobile app
  • Visit: fns.usda.gov/summerfood rocks

My Food Plate

Free Meals for Children in the Summer

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) offers free, nutritious meals to children 18 years and younger during the summer when school is not in session.

SFSP is a federal child nutrition program. There are approximately 2500 locations throughout Pennsylvania that serve breakfast, lunch and /or snacks. Many of the locations provide activities as well.

 

In accordance with Federal Civil Rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Civil Rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.