CYS2 announces USDA-funded meal reimbursement guidelines
September 18, 2009
WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Child, Youth and School Services (CYS2) is participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded Child and Adult Care Food Program.
Meals will be made available to enrolled children at each of the sponsored Child Development Centers (CDC), Youth Centers, and Family Child Care (FCC) homes listed below, at no separate charge, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.
Parents' income determines the amount of money USDA will reimburse to the CYS2 facilities to provide meals to enrolled children. The income eligibility guidelines used to determine the reimbursement from the USDA to CYS2 are available at <a href="http://www.mwrarmyhawaii.com/cys/cysusda.asp"> http://www.mwrarmyhawaii.com/cys/cysusda.asp</a>.
Children from households whose monthly income is at or below the levels listed are eligible to be counted for free or reduced-price meal reimbursements.
Meals will be provided at the Aliamanu CDC, Aliamanu Youth Center, Fort Shafter CDC, Fort Shafter Youth Center, Helemano CDC, Helemano Youth Center, Petersen CDC, Schofield Barracks CDC, Bennett Youth Center and all Army FCC homes.
Anyone who believes he/she has been discriminated against in any USDA-related activity should write to USDA; Director, Office of Civil Rights; 1400 Independence Ave., SW; Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call 800-795-3272 or 202-720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.