TX-UNPS Program Resources
Welcome to the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) Food and Nutrition program. TDA administers 12 federal child and special nutrition assistance programs for the State of Texas. These nutrition programs exemplify "eating right" for Texans of every age and background and help them build a bridge to success. After all, everyone plays a role in teaching the 3E's of Healthy Living - Education, Exercise, and Eating Right.

If you are interested in operating a federal nutrition assistance program, click on a program below to gain more information and view basic eligibility requirements.

School Nutrition Program
Child & Adult Care Food Program
Summer Food Service Program
USDA Food Program
Special Milk Program

TX-UNPS in Food and Nutrition Program Resources   
The Texas Unified Nutrition Program System (TX-UNPS) is a single integrated web-based application that provides administrators, state users, and Contracting Entities with efficient and immediate access to applications, claims, and related nutrition program functions and serves all nutrition programs.

Click a link below for resources on using TX-UNPS in that program. For basic TX-UNPS Getting Started information, click here.

School Nutrition Programs (SNP)

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Food Distribution Programs (FDP)

Need Help?   

For General TX-UNPS Questions or for existing CEs to request logon ID and password use the information below to direct questions to TDA staff.

Phone: (877) TEX MEAL (839-6325)
Fax: (888) 203-6593
E-mail: squaremeals@texasagriculture.gov

For instructions on resolving TX-UNPS Session Conflicts, review the quick guide by clicking here.

Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help.

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, etc.), 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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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