National School Lunch Program

The District One Juvenile Detention Center participates in the National School Lunch Program. In the Detention Center, all residents qualify for free nutritionally balanced breakfast and lunch each school day, including weekends and holidays. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946. Residents also receive a nutritionally balanced hot dinner every evening.

Wellness Program

The District I Juvenile Detention Center shall promote wellness and ensure that juveniles are not exposed to foods or snacks that are deficient in nutritional value, as per the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act. The facility shall also provide nutrition education and physical activities that are designed to promote resident wellness.

Nutrition Education

The facility will, to the extent possible, implement a nutrition education program to promote resident health and reduce childhood obesity, implementing posters, literature and/or instruction whenever feasible.

Nutrition Standards

  • The facility will furnish only meals that have been approved by the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) for breakfast and lunch, unless emergency conditions exist.
  • The facility will furnish only meals that have been approved by the Kootenai County Public Safety Building nutrition program for dinner, unless emergency conditions exist.
  • The facility should not furnish snacks that exceed guidelines under the Child Nutrition Act and the National School Lunch Act.
  • Fresh foods will be promoted as best practice in foods offered, such as: 
    • Fruits
    • Vegetables
    • Calcium rich dairy products
    • Whole grains

Physical Activity

The facility will comply with the Idaho Standards governing exercise located in the IDAPA, section 5, title 1, chapter 2, subsection 265.

Evaluation and Implementation Measurement

The Director or designee will establish measures to evaluate the implementation of the Wellness policy.

2022 Non-discrimination Statement

In accordance with 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.

Filing a Program Complaint of Discrimination

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:, 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:

  1. Mail:
     U.S. Department of Agriculture
     Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
     1400 Independence Avenue, SW
     Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. Fax:
     (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. Email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.