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Wellness in Our District

The winning recipe for a healthy lifestyle includes a combination of both good nutrition and physical activity. Wellness is a major priority for our Nutrition Services department, with members of our team sitting on our district's Wellness Committee.  The Wellness Committee advises the district on recommended policies, practices, and programs that support and improve the overall health of the school community.  To learn more about the efforts of our Wellness Committee, as well as to review our current School Wellness Policy and our Mission & Vision Statements, please visit our district's Wellness page linked below:

Littleton Public Schools Wellness Committee

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The Littleton community has lots of resources to provide help where it’s needed!  Check out the links below to see some of the great resources available and learn more about them.


Food Resources

Food Bank of the Rockies

Food Bank of the Rockies is a great resource to locate food pantries near you.

Please visit the Food Bank of the Rockies website for more information.


Kids Food Finder (Summer Feeding Program locator)

Visit in the summer to find out about local summer feeding programs close to you. 


Gracefull Cafe

Gracefull Cafe is a community cafe that serves breakfast and lunch Tuesday-Saturday from 7am-2pm to anyone regardless of ability to pay. Learn more on Gracefull Cafe's website.


General Resources

Colorado PEAK

The Colorado Program Eligibility and Application Kit (PEAK) has everything you need to learn about public assistance programs, complete an application, and manage your benefits online.  Their website has great resources to explore benefits related to SNAP, health coverage, transit, early childhood, energy, and cash assistance.  Check out their website, linked here, to learn more.


RTD Discounted Fares

RTD’s Special Discount Office administers various discounts to include Youth, Senior, Individuals with Disabilities and the Nonprofit Pass Program.

Please visit their website, linked here for more information.


Arapahoe County Community Resources

Arapahoe County’s website provides free services available for community use including Jobseeker and Employer Services, Housing, Judicial Services, Weatherization, and many more!  To see a list of all of the services they offer, please visit their website.  If you live closer to Jefferson County, they offer a wide range of community resources as well.


Arapahoe Libraries Community Resources Guide

Arapahoe Library District has a great library of resources available within the community including Assistance for Refugees and Asylees, Finding a Job, Health, Housing and Food Assistance, Legal Services, Tax Preparation, and so much more.  Please visit their website to see the full variety of resources available and how to access them.



Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides nutritious meals to children 18 years and younger during the summer or other continuous school calendar vacation programs. Free meals are provided to all children at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children. SFSP sponsoring organizations are operated by public and private nonprofit school food authorities, public or private, nonprofit residential and nonresidential camps, local, municipal, county or state governments, public or private colleges or universities participating in the National Youth Sports Program and private, nonprofit organizations.

National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

The National School Lunch Program, established in 1946, is the oldest and largest of the Child Nutrition Programs. It is a federally assisted meal program that provides nutritious, low-cost or free lunches to students each day. Specific meal patterns and nutrition standards are required in the National School Lunch Program and are based on the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans

National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

School Breakfast Program (SBP)

The School Breakfast Program (SBP) provides a nutritious morning meal. This program is recognized as one of the most beneficial of the federal nutrition programs. SBP meets a vital need of feeding thousands of students each day, who might otherwise not eat a nutritious breakfast. Participation in the program has been shown to improve learning and test performance. Specific meal patterns are required in the SBP.  Schools that participate in the SBP receive funding assistance similar to the National School Lunch Program.

School Breakfast Program (SBP)

Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Grant Program (FFVP)

The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) provides children in participating schools with a variety of free fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the school day.  The program is an effective and creative way of introducing fresh fruits and vegetables as healthful snack options, and is seen as an important catalyst for change in efforts to combat childhood obesity by helping children learn more healthful eating habits. The FFVP introduces school children to a variety of produce that they otherwise might not have had the opportunity to sample.The FFVP also encourages schools to develop partnerships at the state and local level for support in implementing and operating the program.  

Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Grant Program (FFVP)

After School Snack Program (ASP)

The intent of the Afterschool Snack Program is to assist schools that operate organized programs of care, which include education and enrichment activities known to help reduce or prevent children’s involvement in juvenile crime or other high risk behavior, by providing snacks. Eligible programs serving snacks to children that meet USDA requirements may be claimed for reimbursement.

After School Snack Program (ASP)


The nutrition service department offers catering services.  If you are interested in our catering options please email nutrition[at][dot]us