Participation in Child Nutrition Programs involves an approval and verification process. Household eligibility forms and letters, family size/income guidelines, instructions and question-and-answer documents are all available to assist applicants in determining eligibility for participation. Documents on creating an enrollment list and reporting eligibility categories on the claim are also included.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Memos
Links to key USDA memos on Household Income Statements are provided below. See the USDA Policy page for a complete set of USDA memos for the Child and Adult Care Food Program.