Welcome to the FCSS Nutrition & Wellness Page
Our Commitment to You
The Fannin County Nutrition & Wellness Central Office Staff is made up of a director, bookkeeper, and nutrition specialist. The staff is available to work with school administrators, nutrition teams, teachers, parents, and the community concerning nutritional issues, free-and-reduced eligibility, special needs of students, and general information concerning the nutrition program.
The purpose of the Fannin County Nutrition & Wellness Program is to serve healthy, nutritious meals in a clean and safe environment, to meet the needs of children in the school system, and to educate them in proper nutrition for a healthy future. Fannin County provides free breakfast to all students in the school system. Through the National School Lunch program, students are offered a variety of choices for lunch. Each school has a nutrition team made up of a nutrition manager and nutrition assistants. Nutrition employees receive training annually.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
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, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
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 program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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.
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