Northwood Preschool Center announces its policy for free and reduced-price snacks for children in care who are unable to pay the full price of meals served under the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Northwood Preschool Center serves nutritious snacks to students every day. Enrolled children in care may buy snacks for $.70. Enrolled children whose family income is at or below the Income Eligibility Guidelines in Figure 1 are eligible for either free snacks or reduced-prices snacks priced at $.15.

Income guidelines

Figure 1.

To apply for free or reduced-price snacks, families must complete an application available at Northwood Preschool Center, sign it and return it to Northwood Preschool Center as soon as possible. The application must contain all requested information in order for the child to receive reduced price or free snacks. If required information is missing from the application, the child will be denied snack benefits. Parents and guardians may call Northwood Preschool Center at 515-268-2470 if they need help with the form.

If you wish to file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online or at any USDA office, or write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail:

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, | 1400 Independence Avenue, S. W., Washington D.C. 20250-9410 | fax: 202-690-7442 |email: program.intake@usda.gov.

Northwood Preschool Center is an equal opportunity provider.

Iowa Nondiscrimination Statement

It is the policy of this Child Nutrition Provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission: Grimes State Office Building |400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004 | 515-281-4121 or 800-457-4416.|website.