DHCD Announces 2023 Summer Food Service Program
Wednesday May 3rd, 2023
The Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) announces the 2023 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Meals will be provided free to eligible children, 18 years of age and younger, and are available without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. A foster child and children who are members of households receiving SNAP or TCA benefits are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits at eligible program sites. The 2023 program will operate weekdays from June 14 through August 25, pending verification of Baltimore City Schools' calendar. Visit mdsummermeals.org or https://cels.baltimorehousing.org/food for more information.
SFSP INCOME ELIGIBILITY STANDARDS
(Effective from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023)
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Compla..., from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.