- General inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-790-7656
- Student meal account questions: email@example.com or 541-790-7653
- Free and reduced meal eligibility questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-790-7653
- Menu, nutrition, and dietary restriction questions: email@example.com or 541-790-7659
Free Meals Extended through September 2021
Free meals are available to youth 18 years old and younger through September 2021. A supper meal is provided when available for after school programs. Meals are provided at no cost to families through the Federal Child Nutrition Programs funding. There are no income requirements and no application necessary.
MEAL ACCESS OPTIONS
- Classroom – Onsite students will be provided breakfast and lunch at no cost.
- Meal Box – Free meal boxes for ALL 4J students and youth 18 years old and younger are available for weekly pickup at six 4J middle schools.
Meal Box Pickup: Wednesdays, May 5–June 30, 12:45–2:15 p.m.
To request other arrangements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For access to weekly menus, select “Check District Menu” & enter “Eugene School District 4J” in the search field. Filter to your student’s school, then use the arrows to rotate to the menu week desired. Hover over any item to see nutrition information or use filters for allergens and dietary restrictions.
Meal box contents are listed under ECCO.
Make a Payment Online
Make student meal account deposits and payments online at www.mymealtime.com, in person at your school, or in-person or by mail to the 4J Nutrition Service Office: 200 North Monroe Street, Eugene, Oregon 97402.
Apply for Free and Reduced Meals
We start processing applications for the next school year beginning July 1 each year. Please make sure you submit the application for the school year for which you are applying as we cannot process an application for a prior year.
- Apply online (English and Spanish): https://www.ode.state.or.us/apps/frlapp
- Print the application and submit: English / Spanish (coming soon!)
- Pick up and submit a paper application from an school site or the District office
The school meal program is confidential, easy, and can help both your budget and your child’s school. A new application must be completed every year (one per household).
On the menu: Fresh, healthy school food
- School Meal Menus
- Prices & Payment
- Free & Reduced-Price Meals
- Fresh, Healthy, & Local Food
- More nutrition topics: See menu at right
This program is open to all—discrimination is prohibited
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: email@example.com
The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.