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Oklahoma child, adult care institutions announce participation in federally funded feeding program Featured

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OKLAHOMA CITY (Nov. 15, 2019) – Child and adult care institutions across the state are announcing their participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), which provides meals to hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans each year. Click here to see the list of providers.


During the last program year – October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019 – over 910,000 children and adults were served in Oklahoma through CACFP.


During that time frame, approximately 8.6 million breakfasts, 8.8 million lunches, 10.5 million snacks and 3 million suppers were served through this program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and coordinated in Oklahoma by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE).


In accordance with federal law and USDA civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)


Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape and 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, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (Form AD-3027), call (866) 632-9992 or write a letter. 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. Submit the completed AD-3027 form or letter to the USDA via:
Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax: (202) 690-7442
Email: .
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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