Health and Nutrition


Nutrition Policy

At Woods Hollow Children's Center, meals and snacks are prepared onsite by a Nutrition Specialist and Nutrition Assistant.  Meals will include healthy choices, with a balance and variety of foods, which supply essential nutrients to the diets of both children and adults.  Food is purchased from wholesale food companies or local grocery stores.


Woods Hollow participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), which is a federal program of the Food and Nutrition Services, USDA.  The primary goal of CACFP is to improve the diet of children 12 years of age or younger.  The CACFP is operated in accordance with USDA policy. The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases 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, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.  (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

 If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

 Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).  

 USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Peanut Butter & Tree Nut Free Center

After much consideration and research Woods Hollow Children’s Center has determined the Center is a peanut butter and tree nut free center.  Due to the difficulty of peanut butter, nuts, or their oils and residue being transferred from tables to chairs to sink faucets and so on during the clean up process, we feel this is an appropriate step to take.  This is the only food item we are eliminating from the center menu because in addition to protecting the children with food allergies, our goal is to help train the children to understand and learn to manage their food allergies.   



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Mary Fitzgerald,
Aug 28, 2014, 3:13 AM
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