Gadsden, AL- The City of Gadsden is again, participating in the Summer Food Service Program. This program is operated in partnership with the State of Alabama Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
Meals will be provided at the locations listed below. Grab and Go meal pickups at these locations will be available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m June 8-July 22, 2020. Meal pickups will cover multiple days.
- Abundant Life Center 323 South 12th St., 35901 256-525-0303
- Boys & Girls Club 2000 W. Meighan Blvd., 35901 256-459-4573
- Campbell Court 100 Campbell Court, 35903 256-492-3961
- Carver Gym 1030 Tuscaloosa Ave., 35901 256-549-4668
- Carver Village 1109 Jackson Court, 35901 256-546-3052
- Colley Homes 406A North 6th St., 35901 256-441-0045
- E. Gadsden Community Center 921 Wilson Ave., 35903 256-549-4673
- Emma Sansom Homes 206 N 22nd St., 35904 256-295-0216
- Gadsden Public Library Main Branch 254 College St., Gadsden 35901 256-549-4699
- Gadsden Public Library E. Gadsden Branch 809 E Broad St., Gadsden 35903 256-549-4691
- Gateway Village 1321 Walnut St. 35904 256-546-1072
- Mitchell Community Center 1503 Noccalula Rd., 35904 256-549-4739
- Starnes Park 601 Starnes Ave., 35903 256-492-1060
- Thompson Community Center 236 Goldenrod Ave., 35901 256-549-4738
- Walnut Park Community Center 3200 Walnut St., 35904 256-549-4685
- YMCA 100 Walnut St., 35901 256-547-4947
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, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.
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 responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 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 discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.