Nutrition and Wellness Programs
Illinois Free Lunch and Breakfast Program
Every public school must have a free lunch program that provides free lunches (and breakfasts if a school offers breakfast) to to receive free meals, per 105 ILCS 125/4 and 23 Illinois Administrative Code 305.10.
to offset a portion of the cost of the meal is available if a site serves a to a student eligible for a free meal and the site is enrolled in the Illinois Free Program. To become a sponsor of this state-funded school meals program, see the page. Note: Sites participating in a federally-funded school meals program, and/or , are automatically enrolled in the corresponding Illinois Free Program.