Martinsville schools to provide afterschool meals

The Martinsville City School system will provide an At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program at no separate charge to participants at each site.

Meals will be provided at the following facilities Monday-Friday through May 20: Albert Harris Elementary School, Boys & Girls Clubs Teen Center, Clearview Early Childhood Center, Martinsville High School, Martinsville Middle School and Patrick Henry Elementary School.

The program is 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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, 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 found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit completed forms or letters by mail to U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; fax: (202) 690-7442; or email program.intake@usda.gov.

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