JUNEAU - The Bridge Adult Day Program of Catholic Community Service recently announced its participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. Meals will be made available to enrolled adults at no separate charge without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.
Adults' income determine the amount of money the USDA will reimburse the Bridge Adult Day Program to provide meals to enrolled adults. The income eligibility guidelines listed below are used to determine the reimbursement from the USDA. Adults whose monthly income is at or below these levels are eligible to be counted for free or reduced-price meal reimbursement:
For a family of one, a $2,005 income is eligible for reduced-price meals, $1,409 income eligible for free meals; for family of two, $2,698 for reduced-price meals, $1,896 for free meals; for family of three, $3,392 for reduced-price meals, $2,384 for free meals; for family of four, $4,086 for reduced-price meals, $2,871 for free meals. For each additional family member, add $694 to the reduced price and $488 to the free meals.