Healthy Start sponsors Family Day Care Home Food Program

Published 7:41 am Sunday, August 26, 2012

Healthy Start, Inc. announces its sponsorship of the Family Day Care Home Food Program component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program. All children in attendance will be offered the same meals at no separate charge and with no physical segregation of or other discrimination against any child because of race, sex, age, color, disability or national origin. Participants who are members of FITAP assistance units or Food Stamp households are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits. This statement applies to all family day care homes under the jurisdiction of this agency.

If any member of a household believes they have been discriminated against, they should write immediately to USDA, director, Office of Administration, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C., 20250-9410 or call toll free at 866-632-9992. Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8399, or call 800-845-6136 for assistance in Spanish. USDA is an equal opportunity pro-vider and employer.

For more information about the program, call the Bogalusa Healthy Start, Inc. office at 732-7814.