Ann Marie Bush, Communications Specialist (785) 296-7921
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 2, 2017
Child and Adult Care Food Program participation
TOPEKA — 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, 2017 to June 30, 2018
Household Size Free Meals Reduced Price Meals
1 $0 to $15,678 $15,679 to $22,311
2 $0 to $21,112 $21,113 to $30,044
3 $0 to $26,546 $26,547 to $37,777
4 $0 to $31,980 $31,981 to $45,510
5 $0 to $37,414 $37,415 to $53,243
6 $0 to $42,848 $42,849 to $60,976
7 $0 to $48,282 $48,283 to $68,709
8 $0 to $53,716 $53,717 to $76,442
9 $0 to $59,150 $59,151 to $84,175
10 $0 to $64,584 $64,585 to $91,908
Family Member + $5,434 + $7,733
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 USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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.
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