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Child Nutrition Services will accept payment for meals by the following methods:
- Processed Meal Application
- Direct Certification
- Advanced Payment or Payment at Time of Service By:
- Personal Check
- Money Order
- Cashier's Check
- Online Payment by Credit or Debit Card
Child Nutrition Service offers meals free or at reduced prices to families who qualify for this benefit. An application for meal benefits can be obtained at your student's school. The completed application must be returned to your child's school or mailed to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Child Nutrition Services PO Box 668847, Charlotte, 28266-8847.
CMS students who were approved for benefits during the last school year will continue receiving meals under last year's approval until a new application is processed. All applications will be processed by Monday, October 8, 2012. Students who do not have an approved meal application on file will need money for meals beginning Tuesday, October 9, 2012.
If you received a letter that your child is directly certified to receive meals, you do not need to complete an application for meal benefits. New students must have applications approved before meal benefits can begin.
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.