Child Nutrition Program

The Five County Treatment Center employees Kitchen Staff which prepare meals for the juveniles placed in the Center. 5-C is audited and meal menus are reviewed by the State Department of Education in accordance with the National School Lunch Program regulations. Residents are provided 3 meals and 1 snack daily. The facility including the Kitchen is very well cleaned and organized. Our staff is friendly, professional, and efficient. Kitchen staff maintains reporting and record keeping. 5-C follows standardized recipes and ensure excellent quality nutritional meals. Meals are provided to the juveniles in accordance with RCCI meeting all requirements. Food is not withheld from youth for any reason, including a juvenile is subject to disciplinary sanctions. Each juvenile throughout the Center is offered quality meals and snacks. Residential Child Care and National School Lunch Requirements may be found through the Idaho State Department of Education. Address: P.O. Box 83720 Boise, Idaho 83720-0027 National School Lunch Program-Idaho State Department of Education 

The meal pattern and nutrition standards are based on the latest dietary guidelines for the United States. The NSLP Guideline takes a big part in providing our Rehabilitation Center healthier guidelines. Our facility is proud to continue using farm fresh fruit, and vegetables in all our meals and snacks.  Fresh spinach, strawberry salads, BBQ pulled pork, homemade ranch dressing, to 100% fruit juice, fresh celery, and peanut butter are some of the ingredients used in the preparation of excellent nutritional meals.

5C Nutrition Policies

Public Release for Free Meals

This serves as the public release for the Five County Detention & Youth Rehabiliation Center.

It is our policy to provide free meals for all residents in our facility. Our classroom operates under the School District #215 Free Breakfast and Lunch program. The facility and the School District main office have a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.
The facility may share your eligibility information with education, health, and nutrition programs to help them evaluate, fund, or determine benefits for their programs, auditors for program reviews, and law enforcement officials to help them look into violations of program rules.

Non-discrimination Statement

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), 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: How to File a Complaint, 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.