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When young people are homeless and still in school, the cafeteria may be their most reliable source of nutritious meals. As a youth worker, you may or may not know this next fact: Homeless youth served by programs with Runaway and Homeless Youth Act grants from the Family and Youth Services Bureau, as well as migrant youth, foster youth, and homeless youth vouched for by their school district’s homeless liaison can qualify for free school lunches without having to fill out a single form.