Special Assistance Alternative Provision

Special Assistance Alternative Provision - School Lunch/Breakfast Programs
Posted on 06/24/2019
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Special Assistance Alternative Provision 2

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NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH/SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAMS

The Lamar County Primary and Elementary Schoolsare participating in the Special Assistance Alternative Provision 2. Through Provision 2, a school district or a single school may offer meals at no charge to all students. Continued participation in this provision eliminates the procedure of distributing and processing free and reduced price meal applications this school year to grades Pre-K through 5th in Lamar County.

The following schools will be participating in Provision 2 and provide meals at no charge to children: 

Primary and Elementary Free Meals Served – Breakfast and Lunch

The Middle and High School will not participate in Provision 2.  A current school year Free and Reduced Priced Meal Application should be filled out and submitted to determine eligibility for grades 6 – 12 students.  Breakfast cost $1.10 for full pay and .30 for reduced eligible.  Lunch costs $2.10 for full pay and .40 for reduced eligible students.  

Adult meals are $1.40 for breakfast and $3.75 for lunch at all schools.

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Nondiscrimination Statement: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, 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:     U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; 

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

(3)        email:   program.intake@usda.gov

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