Food Services Department
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program
All Winn Parish School students are eligible for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program(P-EBT) announced by the governor. Families who complete an online application will be issued a P-EBT debit card by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Families will receive $285 in total P-EBT benefits per child. Families must complete the online application to receive benefits. The deadline to submit an application is June 8, 2020. Without the requested information, DCFS cannot issue the P-EBT card and provide benefits.
P-EBT Frequently asked Questions
The goal of the Child Nutrition Program is to serve nutritious, appetizing meals to students. Winn Parish School Board participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and National School Breakfast Program which is governed by federal (United States Department of Agriculture) and state (Department of Education) regulations. Nutritious meals are served every school day. All meals served must meet patterns established by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. The menu planning system required by the NSLP is designed to provide children with approximately one-third of the key nutrients and calories they need according to the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA’s).
Non-Discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.
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: 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 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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