Meal Applications




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You may apply for Free or Reduced Meal Benefits online any time at HeartlandApps.com!

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Meal Applications

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The Nevada Joint Union High School District takes part in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. If you now receive Food Stamps, CalWORKS, Kin-GAP or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation benefits, or if your income meets the eligibility guidelines, your child may receive meals free. All information and applications are available for download (see application at left).

Any questions or concerns, please contact Iva Lee (530) 273-3351 x205 or email ilee@njuhsd.com.

Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete an Online Application at HeartlandApps.com or complete a printed "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." You will be notified within 24 hours of completing your online application, of your child's eligibility status. The printed forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.

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Apply for Free or Reduced Meal Benefits online anytime at HeartlandApps.com!

Only complete one application per family. The information you give will be used to determine or prove your child's eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits. Only one application per household please, either apply online or submit a completed, printed form.

Factors considered in the application process are household size and total household income. HOUSEHOLD SIZE is considered all persons, related or unrelated: Including parents, children, grandparents who live in your home and share living expenses. The TOTAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME is the income each household member received last month before taxes - this includes wages, social security, pension, unemployment, welfare, child support, alimony, and any other cash income.

Foster children are categorically eligible for free meal benefits. An application is not needed yet there does need to be documentation of status by a state or local entity familiar with the child's status. Foster children may be included in the household application as part of the household size.