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For Immediate Release

 

Torrington Public Schools is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) as part of the National School Lunch Program for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Under this provision, participating 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 (SBP) and National School Lunch Program (NSLP) 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 all Torrington Public Schools schools:

Forbes Elementary

Torringford Elementary

Vogel-Wetmore Elementary

Southwest Elementary

Torrington Middle School

Torrington High School

To request a refund of any remaining funds on your students account, please email Kristin Harrison, Food Service Bookkeeper at kgagnon@torrington.org and please include your student's name and POS ID#. 

                              

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                                  (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW                                        (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.



Questions? Contact Becky Tyrrell, Food Service Director, 860-567-0863 ext. 1144





­­­­­­­­­U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulatons 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, autiotape, 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 disabilitites may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 887-8339.  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:  http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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 for, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:Mail: U.S. Department of AgricultureOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400  Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; Fax: (202) 690-7442; Email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 


 

 

 

The Connecticut State Department of Education is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. The Connecticut State Department of Education does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. The Connecticut State Department of Education does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. Inquiries regarding the Connecticut State Department of Education’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Levy Gillespie, Equal Employment Opportunity Director/Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Connecticut State Department of Education, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 607, Hartford, CT 06103, 860-807-2071, Levy.Gillespie@ct.gov.