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Comparison of Programs SFSP/NSLP/Seamless Summer Option

 

Topic SFSP NSLP/SBP Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
Meal Service Locations Schools, Camps, Churches, Community Centers, Housing Projects, Libraries, Migrant Centers, Parks, Playgrounds, Pools, and Other public sites where children gather Schools, Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs) Same as SFSP
Meal Cost for Children All meals are free *Meal cost (free/reduced price/paid) for children is based on their income eligibility  Same as SFSP
Establishing Site Eligibility

Open Sites: In the attendance area of a school or in a geographic area defined by census data where 50 percent or more of the children qualify for free or reduced-price school meals, and open to community

Closed Enrolled Sites:  50 percent or more of enrolled children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals, determined by approved application, or operate in an eligible area

*waiver from area eligibility requirements available

Schools: Public and private non-profit schools of high school grade and under that are part of State’s education system

RCCIs: Public and licensed, non-profit, private

Same as SFSP
Type of Meals Up to any combination of 2 except Lunch and Supper:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snack (AM or PM)
  • Supper
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Afterschool Snacks
Same as SFSP
Reimbursement http://www.cn.nysed.gov/content/2020-summer-food-service-program-federal... http://www.cn.nysed.gov/content/2020-2021-reimbursement-rates SBP/NSLP Free Reimbursement Rate:
http://www.cn.nysed.gov/content/2020-2021-reimbursement-rates
Monitoring Required of SFA/Sponsors

Pre-operational visits before a new or problem site operates the summer program

Site visits the first week of operation (waived for sites that operated successfully the previous summer)
*waiver available

Site review during first 4 weeks of operation, followed by additional monitoring as needed. 
*waiver from conducting review on-site available

Onsite review of lunch counting and claiming system for each school by Feb 1st each year
*waiver available
Review of meal counting, claiming and meal pattern compliance at least once during each site’s operation
Meal Pattern Meal pattern must meet 7 CFR 225.16(d) standards, though School Food Authorities may substitute NSLP/SBP meal patterns
*waiver available
Must meet Nutrition Standards in the NSLP and SBP 77 Fed. Reg. 4088 (Jan. 26, 2012) Final Rule
*waiver available

Same as NSLP/SBP

Eligible Participants Children under 19 Children enrolled in school Same as SFSP

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

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; or

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

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

For Nondiscrimination Statement translations, click here.

Los demás programas de asistencia nutricional del FNS, las agencias estatales y locales, y sus beneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminación:

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en ingles), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de seas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en linea en:http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Spanish_Form_508_Compliant_6_8_12_0.pdf. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

(1)     correo: 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; o

(3)     correo electrónicoprogram.intake@usda.gov.

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

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