Department Overview

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    Welcome to School Nutrition Services!

    Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand.

    The Nutrition Services department is made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

    Richmond City Public Schools, School Nutrition Services department provides meals for approximately 24,000 students. Our department is staffed with over 250 Food Service Workers, 45 Cafeteria Managers and 12 Clerical and Administrative staff persons.

    We participate in the USDA Community Eligibility Programs ( CEP) for all grade levels.

    Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. 

    We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.

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     ...go to our "Document and Forms" section for detailed information on Special Meal Accommodations and Allergies

     

     And Justice for All

    Non-Discrimination 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: program.intake@usda.gov.


    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Contact Information

  • School Nutrition Services
    1461 Commerce Road, Suite B
    Richmond, VA 23224
    Susan Roberson
    Director
    Email
    (804)780-8216