ST. THOMAS, USVI -- The Virgin Islands Department of Education, State Office of Special Nutrition Programs, announces the availability of the 2023 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsor and job applications.
Any public or non-profit organization interested in obtaining a sponsor application package or more information, may contact the State Office of Special Nutrition Programs at (340) 774-0100 ext. 2812 (St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John). Submission deadline is Friday, April 14, 2023.
School age children 2-18 may receive free meals through SFSP. A person 19 years of age and older with a mental or physical disability (as determined by a State or Local Educational Agency) and who participates during the school year in a public or private non-profit school program (established for the mentally or physically disabled) is also eligible to receive meals.
Any high school or college student interested in obtaining a job application package or more information, may contact the State Office of Special Nutrition Programs at (340) 774-0100 ext. 2812/2817 (St. Thomas-St. John) or (340) 773-1095 ext. 7046/7082 (St. Croix). Submission deadline is Friday, April 21, 2023.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, it Agencies, office, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discrimination 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. Individual 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 complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Form, (AD-307) found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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