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Free Meal Policy Statement

(Outreach Notice) for Enrolled Sites and Camps

YouthPlaces is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge.

To be eligible to receive free meals at: (Hub-Central Northside, Downtown Pittsburgh, McKeesport, and Northview Heights) children must meet the income guidelines for reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program

The income guidelines for reduced price meals by family size are listed below. Children who are part of households that receive food stamps or benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals.

The Income Guidelines below are to be used for the Summer Food Service Program. These Guidelines are in effect from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 and change annually.

FEDERAL ELIGIBILITY INCOME CHART For July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020
1 $0-23,107 $0-1,926 $0-445
2 $0-31,284 $0-2,607 $0-602
3 $0-39,461 $0-3,289 $0-759
4 $0-47,638 $0-3,970 $0-917
5 $0-55,815 $0-4,652 $0-1,074
6 $0-63,992 $0-5,333 $0-1,231
7 $0-72,169 $0-6,015 $0-1,388
8 $0-80,346 $0-6,696 $0-1,546
Each additional person: +$8,177 +$682 +$158

Sites in the attendance are of a Community Eligibility Provision school are automatically qualified to be enrolled or open sites.

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:, 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) E-mail:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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