Free Meals Public Release Statement

10/3/18

Region IX Education Cooperative Early Head Start announces the sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program. All participants in attendance will be offered the same meals with no physical segregation of, or other discriminatory action against any person. Non-Discrimination Statement: If you believe you have been treated unfairly, “In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992. Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

Standards for Determining Eligibility

(Effective from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019)

Free Meals will be provided at: Region IX Early Head Start, 2710 Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345.