Bedford Public Schools Food Services offers healthy meals on school days. Free and reduced meal applications are available to all families.
For a Free and Reduced Meal Application please call 781-275-9129, write to Bedford School Lunch Program 97 McMahon Rd Bedford, MA 01730, download from the district website at https://www.bedfordps.org/ or pick up in the main office at any school.
You may apply for Free and Reduced Meals anytime during the school year. Your children may qualify for free or reduced-price meals if your household income falls within the limits on the chart below. Free meals are offered to qualified students such as Homeless, Runaway, Foster and Runaway.
Federal Eligibility Income Chart ~ School Year 2020-2021
If your household size is larger than 8, you can add the following amounts for each additional family member to determine free and reduced income eligibility.
- For Free Eligibility, please add $5824 for yearly income total, $486 for monthly income total, or $112 for weekly income total.
- For Reduced Price Eligibility, please add $8288 for yearly income total, $691 for monthly income total, and $160 for weekly income.
This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.
“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 Mail
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
- By Fax
(202) 690-7442; or
- By Email
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.