The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for Emergency Shelters and At-Risk Afterschool Meals Programs.

Barbara B. Jordan YMCA announces sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program at the following sites Bell Intermediate Academy, Paragon Elementary, Poston Road Elementary and South Elementary.  Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled children without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

The goal of the program is to improve the diets of children and increase the opportunity for children to eat a variety of nutritious foods.  The meals and snacks served meet standards established by the United States Department of Agriculture for the Child and Adult Care Food Program.  For further information contact:  Carol Harris at BBJ YMCA, 2039 E. Morgan St., 765-342-6688.

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).

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