BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek City Schools announced its 2016-2017 program year policy for free and reduced-price means for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Program.
Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party. Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used for determining eligibility. Application forms are being distributed to all homes in a letters to parents or guardians. Additional copies are available at the principal’s office in each school.
Families with children eligible for school meals may be eligible for free health care coverage through Medicaid and/or Ohio;s Healthy Start & Healthy Families programs. These programs include coverage of doctor visits, immunizations, physicals, prescriptions, dental, vision, mental health, substance abuse and more. Call 800-324-8680 for more information or to request an application. Information can also be found on the web at www.jfs.ohio.gov/ohp/consumers/familychild.stm.
Households may apply for benefits any time during the school year. If a household is not currently eligible and if the household size increases or income decreases because of unemployment or other reasons, the family should contact the school to file a new application.
Story courtesy of Beavercreek City Schools.