CSDNB to Offer Free Breakfast and Lunch for All Students During 2019-2020 School Year

The Consolidated School District of New Britain is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) as part of the National School Lunch Program for the 2019 - 2020 school year. Under this provision, participating districts and schools provide free breakfast and lunch to all students at all times. All students enrolled in the New Britain Public School District may participate in the School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program 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.

All students will be served breakfast and lunch at no charge all of the schools.

For additional information please contact Ann Alfano, Accounting Manager, Consolidated School District of New Britain, 272 Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051, or at 860-827-2255.

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;

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.