School Breakfast and Lunch Program Information

Friendship Academy offers breakfast at school every day.  Click on the following link for information on the importance of a healthy breakfast.

School Breakfast Program

Free summer lunches can be found in your area! Please click on the links below for more information.

Allegheny County:

http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/food.aspx

http://www.alleghenycounty.us/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=45217

Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Lawrence, Somerset, and Washington Counties:

https://www.pittsburghfoodbank.org/foodpartnership/summer-food-service-program/

http://pittsburghpa.gov/citiparks/summer-food-service

Check out the 2017 Summer Food Program which offers FREE meals to anyone 18 and under.

2017 Summer Food Program Flyer

 

Lunch program complaint procedure due to civil rights violation:

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal and, where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities and wish to file either an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).

Persons with disabilities, who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. If you require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).
If a person reports to a supervisor, teacher or other individual on staff at The Watson Institute Friendship Academy, the person who receives the complaint will refer them to the above information on how to file a complaint, or  if they are unable to complete it, the person will transcribe the complaint and submit the letter to the program Discrimination Complaint Form as noted above.