The Virgin Islands Department of Education (DOE) State Office of Special Nutrition Programs announces the availability of the 2023 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsor applications and job applications.
Any public or non-profit organization interested in obtaining a sponsor application package or more information can contact the State Office of Special Nutrition Programs at 774-0100 ext. 2812 (St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John). The submission deadline is Friday, April 14.
School-age children 2-18 may receive free meals through the Summer Food Service Program. A person 19 years of age or older with a mental or physical disability (as determined by a state or local educational agency) and who participates during the school year in a public or private non-profit school program (established for the mentally or physically disabled) is also eligible to receive meals.
Any high school or college student interested in obtaining a job application package or more information should contact the State Office of Special Nutrition Programs at 774-0100 ext. 2812/2817 (St. Thomas-St. John) or 773-1095 ext. 7046/7082 (St. Croix). The submission deadline is Friday, April 21.
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 complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Form, (AD-307) found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html. 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.