July 28, 2016
Kansas State Department of Education Contact: Jill Ladd, MPH, RD LD
Child Nutrition & Wellness Phone: (785) 296-2276
900 S.W. Jackson St., Ste. 251
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1212
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The Kansas State Department of Education announces the participation of sponsoring agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program for the current program year. By participating in this program, sponsors will receive federal funds for serving nutritious meals to enrolled participants. The amount of federal reimbursement paid to centers is based on the number of meals served to eligible enrolled participants who qualify for free, reduced price or paid meals. Day care homes are reimbursed at varying rates, depending on the location of the home and household income of the provider.
Annual Income Eligibility Guidelines
Effective July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016
Reduced Price Meals
$0 to $15,444
$15,445 to $21,978
$0 to $20,826
$20,827 to $29,637
$0 to $26,208
$26,209 to $37,296
$0 to $31,590
$31,591 to $44,955
$0 to $36,972
$36,973 to $52,614
$0 to $42,354
$42,355 to $60,273
$0 to $47,749
$47,750 to $67,951
$0 to $53,157
$53,158 to $75,647
$0 to $58,565
$58,566 to $83,343
$0 to $63,973
$63,974 to $91,039
Each Additional Family Member
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.
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Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
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