How to Apply for Free and Reduced Meals
Option 1 (Online Application)
This is the fastest and most secure method of applying for benefits. It only takes a couple of minutes to fill out the online application.
Once you fill out the online application, you will know immediately if you qualify to receive benefits.
Once the application has been submitted it should take less than 24 hours for these benefits to be reflected on your child's account.
Click here to apply for Free and Reduced Benefits online.
Option 2 (Hand Written Application)
If you do not wish to apply on line, click on the Free & Reduced Application below
to print out the form. You can also pick up an application at any school's front office.
Once the form is filled out please either, mail it to our office or turn it into your school's cafeteria.
Please note that this method may take up to 10 days for us to process.
Free & Reduced Application
List of Frequently Asked Questions
Franklin County BOE
Food Service Office
215 South College St
Winchester, TN 37398
If at anytime you need assistance filling out the application, please contact:
If you now get SNAP benefits, your child qualifies to receive free meals.
If your total household income is at or below the federal guidelines, your child may qualify to receive free or reduced priced meals.
If you have a foster child, that child may be eligible to receive free meals regardless of your income.
If you need an application in a language other than English, please contact the Food Service Office and we will be happy to provide you an application with the language you have requested.