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Child and Adult Care Food Program available

Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 10:38 a.m. CST

Union County Child Care Center sponsors the Child and Adult Care Food Program. This includes Union County Child Care Center (I Think I Can) main center and the before and after school program.

Meals are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Child care participants who are members of FIP or food assistance households or who are Head Start participants are automatically eligible to receive free meals. Adult care participants who are members of food assistance households or who are SSI or Medicaid participants are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits. Meals are available at no separate charge to enrolled children/adults.

Income eligibility guidelines effective July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, are listed below.

Reduced meal prices:

One (household size); $21,590 yearly; $1,800 monthly; $900 twice per month; $831 every two weeks; $416 weekly.

Two; $29,101; $2,426; $1,213; $1,120; $560

Three; $36,612; $3,051; $1,526; $1,409; $705

Four; $44,123; $3,677; $1,839; $1,698; $849

Five; $51,634; $4,303; $2,152; $1,986; $993

Six; $59,145; $4,929; $2,465; $2,275; $1,138

Seven; $66,656; $5,555; $2,778; $2,564; $1,282

Eight; $74,167; $6,181; $3,091; $2,853; $1,427

For each additional family member add: $7,511; $626; $313; $289; $145

Free meals:

One; $15,171; $1,265; $633; $584; $292

Two; $20,449; $1,705; $853; $787; $394

Three; $25,727; $2,144; $1,072; $990; $495

Four; $31,005; $2,584; $1,292; $1,193; $597

Five; $36,283; $3,024; $1,512; $1,396; $698

Six; $41,561; $3,464; $1,732; $1,599; $800

Seven; $46,839; $3,904; $1,952; $1,802; $901

Eight; $52,117; $4,344; $2,172; $2,005; $1,003

For each additional family member add: $5,728; $440; $220; $203; $102

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a civil rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html. Or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7 and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov.

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