Free & Reduced Lunch

Applying for your child(ren)'s school meal benefits is now faster, safer & easier than ever. To apply please visit our website www.schoolcafe.org and click on the link "Click Here to Apply for Reduced/Free Lunch" on the home page to begin your application. This service is provided to you free of charge by School Food & Nutrition Services of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

Entering your application online is quicker, easier, and more accurate than filling out a paper application. Our step-by-step process and guided help makes applying for school meals simpler and easier to understand than ever before. Processing times are faster; therefore benefits are applied quicker too!

Listed below is what you will need to proved during the online application process:

  • The names and incomes of every member of your household

  • The school, grade, & birth date of every student in your household

  • Your social security number and electronic signature

  • a valid email address and phone number for communication purposes about the status of the application.

If you have any questions, call the School Food & Nutrition Serves Office at (504) 596-3434