SCHOOL MEALS WILL BE FREE FOR ALL STUDENTS INTO THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR, BUT THESE APPLICATIONS ARE CRITICAL FOR ALL ELIGIBLE FAMILIES TO COMPLETE TO FOR THREE IMPORTANT REASONS:
1. IF YOU COMPLETE THE APPLICATION BEFORE THE END OF AUGUST, YOUR CHILD MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR NEW OR ADDITIONAL PANDEMIC-EBT AND/OR GENERAL FOOD, HEALTH AND CHILD CARE BENEFITS (see below).
2. THE DISTRICT'S ELIGIBILITY NUMBERS DETERMINE HOW MUCH MONEY OUR DISTRICT RECEIVES FOR GENERAL EDUCATION SUBSIDIES, OUR ELIGIBILITY FOR GRANTS FOR ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS, CAMPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, ETC.
3. THEY MAY HELP OUR DISTRICT CONTINUE TO PROVIDE FREE MEALS OVER THE SUMMER AND DURING SCHOOL BREAKS IF AND WHEN THE COVID-RELATED WAIVERS THAT HAVE ALLOWED US TO THUS FAR EXPIRE.
Free and Reduced Price Application HERE...or complete the attached paper application and return to your child’s school in an envelope marked “SCHOOL NUTRITION.”
FREE TO ALL STUDENTS ALL YEAR LONG
Milk Only: $0.65
Erin Dow, School Nutrition Director
FEDERAL AND STATE NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT (05/05/2022 update)
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), should contact the responsible state or local agency 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 obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.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 to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Translated nondiscrimination statements available HERE.
(STATE) The Maine Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, religion, ancestry or national origin. Complaints of discrimination must be filed at the office of the Maine Human Rights Commission, 51 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0051. If you wish to file a discrimination complaint electronically, visit the Human Rights Commission website at https://www.maine.gov/mhrc/file/instructions and complete an intake questionnaire. Maine is an equal opportunity provider and employer.