The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Human Services Department, in conjunction with the Louisiana State Department of Education, are sponsoring the Family Day Care Home Food Program. This program is a vital service and helps in-home daycare providers feed their children, two well balanced meals and one snack everyday.

All residents providing care in Calcasieu, Allen, Jefferson Davis and Beauregard Parishes are eligible to participate in the program, as long as they are caring for children ages 0 to 12-years of age in their home.  Other requirements are as follows: The day care provider must be approved for participation in the program to receive services from the Family Day Care Home Food Program. The home in which care is provided, must be up to code and meet all fire and safety standards required by Louisiana state law.

All children, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal being cared for will be offered the same meals at no separate charge, with no physical segregation of or other discrimination.

Persons with disabilities needing a alternative means of communication for more program details such as: (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency they originally applied for benefits at. Individuals who are hard of hearing, deaf or have speech disabilities may get more info through the Federal Relay Services at (800) 877-8339.  Program information is also avilable in languages other than English.



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