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West Virginia Schools For The Deaf and the Blind

Child Nutrition and Wellness

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The Food Service department provides hot, healthy, home-style, child nutritious meals to the students, faculty and support staff of the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. The primary responsibilities of the department include planning, preparing, and serving three meals per day and additional snacks on a daily basis, accompanied by proper sanitation, and cleanliness of the work areas.

Throughout the school term, food service staff is also involved in preparing, and serving foods for many campus activities.

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:,  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: [email protected].


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.




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Contact Information
Director of Special Services:

Lori Dawson