THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY 12234
Office of P-20 Education Policy
The New York State Education Department (SED) was approved for the Non-Congregate Meal Service and Parent/Guardian Meal Pickup waivers by the United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service. These waivers may only be implemented by Program operators when congregate meal service is limited by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note, sponsors must receive SED approval prior to implementing these waivers.
- Waiver 1: Non-Congregate Meal Service during Summer 2022 [42 U.S.C. 1753(b)(1)(A), 42 U.S.C. 1761(a)(1)(D), and 7 CFR 225.6(e)(15)]
- Waiver 2: Parent/Guardian Meal Pickup during Summer 2022 [42 U.S.C. 1761(f)(3), 7 CFR 225.2, and 7 CFR 225.9(d)(7)]
The Office of Child Nutrition hosted a webinar to provide guidance on Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) waivers for the 2022 summer. The recording of this webinar can be viewed here:
Access Passcode: N30US@9P
The SFSP COVID Related Non-Congregate and Parent/Guardian Pick-Up Waiver Form can be accessed on the form section of our website here: http://www.cn.nysed.gov/common/cn/files/sfsp-2022-non-congregate-parent-pick-up-waiver-request-form.pdf
If you have any questions, please email the Child Nutrition Program at CNSFSP@NYSED.GOV.