Child & Adult Care Food Program

North Star Community Services is a sponsor of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Meals are available at no extra charge to enrolled adults as a routine part of day programming, giving participants the nutrition they need.

North Star Community Services sponsors the Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Meals are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Adult care participants who are members of food assistance households, or who are SSI or Medicaid participants are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits. Meals are available at no separate charge to enrolled adults in the following North Star centers:

  • Newel Post Adult Day Services (1108 Tiffany Place, Waterloo)
  • Waterloo Day Habilitation program (3420 University Avenue, Waterloo)
  • Canterbury Center Adult Day Services (3623 Canterbury Court, Waterloo)

"In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint­Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mai1.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant's name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
2. fax:
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
3. email:
program.intake@usda.gov

Iowa Nondiscrimination 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 its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by 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. 12th St., Des Moines, IA  50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website:  www. icrc.iowa.gov.