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NPS Students to Receive Free Meals Through National School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Posted on 08/19/2020
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The Norwalk Public Schools is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) as part of the National School Lunch Program for school year 2020-2021. Under this provision, participating districts and schools provide free breakfast and lunch to all students at all times. All students enrolled in the schools listed below will receive meals through the School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program at no charge. Household income applications are no longer required to determine eligibility for free or reduced-price meals at schools participating in the CEP.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided at no charge to all students who attend the following schools:

Brookside Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School

Kendall Elementary School

Marvin Elementary School

Silvermine Dual Language Elementary School

Tracey Magnet School

Ponus Ridge STEAM Academy

West Rocks Middle School

For additional information please contact Jill Kress Food Service Coordinator at the Norwalk Public Schools Food Service Department, (203) 854 4156 or Kressj@norwalkps.org.

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: How to File a Complaint, 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