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Our Child Nutrition Program provides nutritious meals to all Hidalgo County Head Start Program children at no cost. We serve a four-week cycle menu with a variety of food items to help our children grow healthy and strong. Meals provided include Breakfast, Lunch, and an Afternoon Snack. Mealtimes are assigned by each individual campus principal where children attend. Special diet modifications are made available for all individual children with special dietary needs. 

Child Nutrition

Child Nutrition Department

Mission Statement
"Feeding the Hungry and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles"
Vision Statement
"We Strive to Achieve and Maintain Healthy Preschool Children One Meal at a Time"

Child Nutrition Staff

Gilbert Silva

Nutrition Director

Aurora Figueroa

TDA Coordinator

Cristina Garza

TDA Coordinator

Maria Ramirez

TDA Bookkeeper

Nondiscrimination Statement 

By federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. 

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. 

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: </a >, from any USDA office, by calling 866-632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by: 

U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or 

833-256-1665 or 202-690-7442; or 



This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

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