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TDA F&N Realigning for Greater Service to You!

Aug 23, 2018 - The Community Operations section of TDA’s Food and Nutrition Division will undergo an intense period of training and realignment. For program year 2019, TDA is seeking a waiver of the 2 or 3 year review cycle as applicable for contracting entities (CE) operating the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), the requirement to conduct 33.3% of all active CACFP CEs and an extension to close 2018 and 2019 CACFP and 2018 Summer Food Service reviews past 90 days from the exit conference to ensure the success of this training program and realignment process.

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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:

Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

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