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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
HOUSEHOLD SIZE ANNUAL MONTHLY WEEKLY
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, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex(including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the responsible Agency (State or local) that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be found online: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442 or (833) 256-1665; or

(3) E-mail: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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