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Economic & Employment Services Charitable Institution Commodity Program (CICP)

The Charitable Institution Commodity Program (CICP) provides U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) commodities for congregate meals to eligible nonprofit institutions. In Kansas, participation is limited to institutions that can accept and use truckload-sized shipments of one food item. This includes state institutions, medical centers and correctional facilities that meet minimal requirements for inmate rehabilitation.
 
To find out if your facility can receive CICP foods please contact Lori Slusser at Lori.Slusser@ks.gov or (785) 368-8120.
 
 
 
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 Complain 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.