PUBLIC RELEASE – NON-PRICING PROGRAMS SEAMLESS SUMMER OPTION (SSO)

Last Updated: 8/20/2021 6:35 PM

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PUBLIC RELEASE – Non-Pricing Programs SEAMLESS SUMMER OPTION (SSO)

 

Belgrade School District announces the 2021-22 policy for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals for students whose schools participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Seamless Summer Option (SSO) under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.  The complete policy is on file in the central office and may be reviewed by any interested party. 

All enrolled students are eligible for free meals regardless of family income for school year 2021-22. Meals will be served to enrolled children at no cost. 

No application forms will be required to be completed from families for children to be eligible for free meals.

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: program.intake@usda.gov.

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.