Newsroom

Adult Care Centers Public News Release for Non-pricing Programs

BARTOW, Fla. (August 12, 2019)

Polk County’s Health and Human Services Division announce the sponsorship of the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Adult Care Food Program.

Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled eligible participants at the center(s) listed below and will be provided regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation.

Participants eligible for free and/or reduced-price meals must complete an application with documentation of eligibility information including number and names of all household members, Social Security Number of the head of household/primary wage earner or adult signing the application or an indication that a household member does not have one, total monthly household income or Food Stamps, SSI, or Medicaid identification number, and the signature of an adult care center participant.

Polk County has two Adult Day Care Programs, one in Haines City at 751 Scenic Highway; and, one in Lakeland at 1200 Southern Avenue.  For more information on these programs or how to obtain an application, please contact Alice Brown, Aging and Social Services Manager, at 863-534-5385.

                                                                                                                                       
Adult Care Centers

                                                                                                                     
Public News Release for Non-Pricing Programs

Institution Name                                                                                           Institution Address

Polk County Adult Day Health Care                                                                   751 Scenic Highway, Haines City, FL 33844

Polk County Adult Day Health Care                                                                   1200 Southern Ave., Lakeland, FL 33815

                                                             We announce the sponsorship of the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

                                                                                                                                   
Nondiscrimination Policy

Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled eligible participants at the center(s) listed below and will be provided regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation.

                                                                                                       Free and Reduced Price-Meal Policy Statement

Participants eligible for free and/or reduced-price meals must complete an application with documentation of eligibility information including number and names of all household members, the last four digits of the Social Security Number of the head of household/primary wage earner or adult signing the application or an indication that a household member does not have one, total monthly household income or Food Stamps, SSI, or Medicaid identification number, and the signature of an adult care center participant.

                                                       The Income Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price Meals, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020

Free Meals Gross Income

Household Size

Annual Income

Monthly Income

Weekly Income

1

$0-$16,237

$0-$1,354

$0-$313

2

$0-$21,983

$0-$1,832

$0-$423

3

$0-$27,729

$0-$2,311

$0-$534

4

$0-$33,475

$0-$2,790

$0-$644

5

$0-$39,221

$0-$3,269

$0-$755

6

$0-$44,967

$0-$3,748

$0-$865

7

$0-$50,713

$0-$4,227

$0-$976

8

$0-$56,459

$0-$4,705

$0-$1,086

For Each Additional Family Member Add

+$5,746

+$479

+$111

 

Reduced Price Meals Gross Income

Household Size

Annual Income

Monthly Income

Weekly Income

1

$16,238-$23,107

$1,355-$1,926

$314-$445

2

$21,984-$31,284

$1,833-$2,607

$424-$602

3

$27,730-$39,461

$2,312-$3,289

$535-$759

4

$33,476-$47,638

$2,791-$3,970

$645-$917

5

$39,222-$55,815

$3,270-$4,652

$756-$1,074

6

$44,968-$63,992

$3,749-$5,333

$866-$1,231

7

$50,714-$72,169

$4,228-$6,015

$977-$1,388

8

$56,460-$80,346

$4,706-$6,696

$1,087-$1,546

For Each Additional Family Member Add

+$8,177

+$682

+$158


Polk County Seal

The Polk County Board of County Commissioners is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Polk County Board of County Commissioners