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Arizona Food Assistance Programs

School Meal Assistance:

Dysart Unified School District participates in the National School Lunch Program Free and Reduced-price Meals.
The National School Lunch Program provides students who meet certain criteria free or reduced-price meals at their school. For students who qualify breakfast and lunch are offered at no charge. This program operates in all schools in the district.

Free and Reduced Meal Application

Applications are also available at all school offices and in the Nutrition Office. If you have any questions about the free and reduced-price meals program contact the

Food and Nutrition Department at 623.876.7075.
Nutrition Office
13825 W. Desert Cove Rd
Surprise, AZ 85379

The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. El USDA es un proveedor y empleador que ofrece oportunidad igual a todos.
Other State Programs for Food Assistance:

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net. The Food and Nutrition Service works with State agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations to ensure that those eligible for nutrition assistance can make informed decisions about applying for the program and can access benefits. FNS also works with State partners and the retail community to improve program administration and ensure program integrity.
For Food Stamp applications visit  AZSNAP
Feeding America (Food Banks)

Feeding America is a nationwide network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs that provides food and services to people each year. Together, we are the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization. Our network serves virtually every community in all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico. To find the nearest Food Bank Visit Feeding America 

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. To apply contact your WIC department at (602)-542-1886 or visit AZWIC2