All children are now eligible for free meals as Henrico Schools participates in USDA summer food service

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Henrico, Va., June 20, 2018 — In an effort designed to ensure that children receive nutritious meals when school is not in session, all children are now eligible for meals at no charge at most summer sites run by Henrico County Public Schools and Henrico Recreation and Parks. In past years, the program focused on children enrolled in summer programs.
 
After the scheduled meal service for children enrolled in summer programs is over, meal service will begin for other children age 18 or younger who are accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents and guardians are not eligible for the free meal service. Henrico Schools is participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program through its Division of School Nutrition Services.
 
Thirty-one sites will be serving meals to all children, while one program site – Echo Lake Elementary School – will continue the former policy of providing meal service only to children enrolled in summer programs. 
 
Food service will be from Monday through Thursday each week. (Please note that all sites will be closed Wednesday, July 4, in recognition of the Independence Day holiday.) Breakfast will be served from 7-9 a.m. and lunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Specific breakfast and lunch times will vary depending on the location.
 
Service is on a first come, first served basis, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the administration of the meal service. Meals will be provided to children at the following sites:
 
Recreation and Parks Open Sites
 
Elementary schools:
Adams ES, 600 S. Laburnum Ave., June 25 – Aug. 9
Arthur Ashe ES, 1001 Cedar Fork Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
Fair Oaks ES, 201 Jennings Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
Mehfoud ES, 8320 Buffin Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
Montrose ES, 2820 Williamsburg Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
Ridge ES, 8910 Three Chopt Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
Trevvett ES, 2300 Trevvett Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
Ward ES, 3400 Darbytown Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
 
Recreation centers:
Confederate Hills Recreation Center, 302 Lee Ave., June 25 – Aug. 9
Dorey Recreation Center 2999 Darbytown Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave., June 25 – Aug. 9
Elko Community and Recreation Center, 6216 White Oak Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
Hidden Creek Community Center, 2417 Brockway Lane, June 25 – Aug. 9
 
Elementary School Open Sites
 
Baker ES, 6651 Willson Road, June 25-Aug. 9
Glen Lea ES, 3909 Austin Ave., June 25-Aug. 9 (Closed July 2-6)
Harvie ES, 3401 Harvie Road, June 25-Aug. 9
Highland Springs ES, 600 Pleasant St., July 9-Aug. 2
Ratcliffe ES, 2901 Thalen St., July 9-Aug. 2
Sandston ES, 7 Naglee Ave., July 9-Aug. 2
 
Middle and High School Open Sites
 
Brookland MS, 9200 Lydell Drive, June 25 – Aug. 9
CodeRVA Academy, 1405 Cummings Drive, July 9 – Aug. 9
Elko MS, 5901 Elko Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
Fairfield MS, 5121 Nine Mile Road, June 25 – Aug. 2
Douglas S. Freeman HS, 8701 Three Chopt Road, June 25 – Aug. 2
Hermitage HS, 8301 Hungary Spring Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
Highland Springs HS, 15 S. Oak Ave., June 25 – Aug. 2
Moody MS, 7800 Woodman Road, June 25 – Aug. 9
John Rolfe MS, 6901 Messer Road, June 25 – Aug. 2
J.R. Tucker HS, 2910 Parham Road, June 25 – Aug. 2
Varina HS, 7053 Messer Road, June 25 – Aug. 2
L. Douglas Wilder MS, 6900 Wilkinson Road, June 25 – Aug. 2
 
Closed Enrollment Site
 
Echo Lake ES, 5200 Francistown Roa, July 9 – Aug. 2
 
 
Nondiscrimination agreement: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture 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) should contact the agency (state or local) where he or she 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 (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 the USDA by: 1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; 2. fax: 202-690-7442; or 3. email: program.intake@usda.gov.
 
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.