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State Office of Special Nutrition Programs Announces Availability of 2024 Summer Food Service Program Sponsor Application

The State Office of Special Nutrition Programs at the Virgin Islands Department of Education is pleased to announce the availability of the 2024 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Sponsor Application.

Any public or non-profit organization interested in obtaining a Sponsor Application Package or additional information may contact the State Office of Special Nutrition Programs at 340-774-0100 extension 2812. This contact number can be used by interested organizations in both districts. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, April 26, 2024.

School aged children from 2 years old to 18 years old may receive free meals through the SFSP.  Additionally, individuals aged 19 and over, who have a mental or physical disability as determined by a State or Local Educational Agency, and who participate during the school year in a public or private non-profit school program established for the mentally or physically disabled, are eligible to receive meals.


In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a complainant should complete the AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:

The discrimination complaint form can also be collected from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

Mail:    U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or Email: This institution is an equal opportunity provider.   



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St. Thomas

1834 Kongens Gade, St. Thomas, VI 00802
Phone: 340-774-0100

Curriculum Center:
Mon – Fri:  8AM – 5PM


St. Croix

2133 Hospital Street, Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00820
Phone: 340-773-1095

Curriculum Center:
Mon – Fri:  8AM – 5PM

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