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Para solicitar información sobre los programas de nutrición infantil en español, envíe un correo electrónico a Kala Shipley at kala.shipley@iowa.gov.

The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services administers several programs that provide healthy food to children. Each of these programs helps fight hunger and obesity by reimbursing organizations such as schools, child care centers, and after-school programs for providing healthy meals to children.

The Iowa Department of Education's mission for Nutrition Programs is to facilitate and promote quality USDA Child Nutrition Programs that will benefit the education, health, and well-being of the citizens of Iowa. Please find links to each program below:

Child and Adult Care Food Program
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
National School Lunch Program
School Breakfast Program
School Wellness
Seamless Summer Option
Special Milk Program
Summer Food Service Program
Team Nutrition
USDA Foods

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Revised 5-5-22

All FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement:

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. Mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC 20250-9410; or

  2. Fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

  3. Email:
    program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Declaración de no discriminación del Departmamento de Agricultura (USDA)

Iowa Nondiscrimination Statement

Revised 3-21-16

It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121 or 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov/.

 

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on July 05, 2022 at 11:55am.