Public Release Statement:
Affirming Heart Victim Services announces the sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
All participants in attendance will be offered the same meals with no physical segregation of, or other discriminatory action against any person on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, sex, or disability.
Participants receiving benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) as well as participants (and their households) currently certified to receive food stamps or Aid to Families with Dependent Children are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.
Free and Reduced meal benefits follow the following Income Eligibility Guidelines, detailed below:
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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, 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 USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (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: firstname.lastname@example.org. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.