Legal Statements & Policies

Iowa Non-discrimination Statement

"It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or religion in it's programs, activities or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7 and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800 457-4416 website: http://www.state.ia.us/government/crc/index.html

CACFP

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) statements:

Civil Rights Statement: "This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly. In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Departmen tof Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call toll free (866 632-9992 (voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 or 800-845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

USDA

Cedar Valley preschool & Childcare Center participates in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) childcare food program. Breakfast, morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack served meet the USDA requirements regulations. Special diets will be accommodated, but must be accompanied by a physician's report as required by USDA. Dietary accommodations may also be made for religious reasons. Meals are served family style. Children are encouraged, but not required to sample new foods. Menus are posted on the bulletin board in the entryway.