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Child Nutrition Services
 
 
Lafayette Parish School System provides free meals to children during the summer as part of U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Meal Programs.

There are no income requirements or registration. Anyone age 18 and younger may participate. Times and locations for 2019 are listed on the following page.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Organization
School breakfast, school lunch, and school snacks are prepared and served with the highest quality and are available to all students. Program operations for Child Nutrition Services are consistent with state and federal regulations. The policies and procedures reflect the short and long term goals for the program.

Financial
The budget, separate from the parish budget, is based upon departmental needs, revenue, and expenditures. Financial management includes ongoing budgetary projections, revisions, and review of financial reports and management indicators.

Human Resources
Child Nutrition Services recruits and hires all staff for the program based on the department's mission statement, overall goals, policies, and procedures. An evaluation system is in place for all employees. Open communication is promoted throughout the department. Participation in outside professional associations are encouraged, promoted, and supported.

Funding Sources
The U. S. Department of Agriculture distributes money to Child Nutrition Services through federal funding from the following sources:

  1. National School Lunch Program
  2. National Breakfast Program
  3. Summer Food Service Program
Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Services:
  1. Meal Sales to Students & Staff
  2. Extra Sales to Students & Staff

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