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Meal Support for Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors That Do Not Charge for Meals
Meal Support for Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors That Do Not Charge for Meals

Free or reduced price meals are available to participants meeting the approved eligibility criteria.

Participants who are Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) households, or are Head Start participants are automatically eligible to receive free meals. Adult Day Care participants who are SSI or Medicaid participants are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.

The 2014-15 income eligibility guidelines are available here PDF Document.

Click here Excel Spreadsheet to view the programs that receive federal reimbursement for serving meals to participants.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632- 9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you would like more information, please contact Lynne Reinoso, Manager of Community Nutrition, at (503) 947-5892.
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