Special Milk Program The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools and childcare institutions who do not participate in other Federal meal service programs. The program reimburses schools for the milk they serve. Schools in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs may also participate in the Special Milk Program to provide milk to children in half-day pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs where children do not have access to the school meal programs For additional Program information go to USDA Training & Resources Here you’ll find any upcoming trainings, videos available for viewing, and links to helpful training resources. Nutrition & Wellness USDA Nutrition Programs are designed to improve the health and well-being of children and adults. Here is additional information on nutrition and wellness. Documents, Resources, & Links Library Welcome to the Special Milk Program Documents, Resources and Helpful Links. This section includes RIDE issued documents, and additional resource, document and links from a variety of sources related to this USDA Program. 2019-2020 Application for Free Milk Information for Parents Eligibility Guidelines Reimbursements Rates & Processing Claims The Reimbursement and Claims section provides information on USDA reimbursement rates, and RIDE's CNP Connect secure claims processing and management system. USDA reimbursement rates are updated on a yearly basis. Here are the current reimbursement rates. CNP Connect includes a secure section for processing meal claims. For additional information on filing meal claims, visit the CNPConnect site. Program Data & Finance This section provides local and national data on the Special Milk Program, and information about fiscal aspects of the Program.