Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

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2017 Summer Food Service Program for Children – USDA

The Diocese of Cleveland/Nutrition Services announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of meal service. Meals will be provided, on a first come, first served basis, at the site(s) listed on the attachment:

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program discrimination Complaint Form, 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: US Department of Agriculture
Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue S W
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Email: 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.

2017 Summer Food Service Program Site Listing - Open>

 

The Diocese of Cleveland/Nutrition Services announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. (To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential camp or non-residential camp, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced-price meals in the National School Lunch Program. The income guidelines for reduced-price meals by family size are listed below.)  Children who are part of households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) benefits, or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals.

Acceptance and participation requirements for the Program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program discrimination Complaint Form, 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:   US Department of Agriculture
Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue S W
Washington, D.C.  20250-9410;

(2) Fax:     (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Email:  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).

Children from households with income less than or equal to the Secretary of Agriculture’s standards listed below, or approved by area eligibility, would be eligible for free meals:

Reduced Income Eligibility Guidelines – 185%

Guidelines to be effective from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  Households with incomes less than or equal to the reduced price value below are eligible for free or reduced price meal benefits.

Household size Annual Monthly Twice per month Every two weeks Weekly
1 21,978 1,832 916 846 423
2 29,637 2,470 1,235 1,140 570
3 37,296 3,108 1,554 1,435 718
4 44,955 3,747 1,874 1,730 865
5 52,614 4,385 2,193 2,024 1,012
6 60,273 5,023 2,512 2,319 1,160
7 67,951 5,663 2,832 2,614 1,307
8 75,647 6,304 3,152 2,910 1,455
For each additional family member, add 7,696 642 321 296 148

 

The above public release will be made available to site participants at the following sites: (See Attachment)

2017 Summer Food Service Program Site Listing - Enrolled>

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Visit the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program website>

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