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Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

What is CACFP?

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federally funded program administered by the NY State Department of Health (DOH)

CACFP is a nutrition education and meal reimbursement program helping providers serve nutritious and safely prepared meals and snacks to children and adults in day care settings. The program provides partial reimbursement for providers who choose to participate.

Program Overview

Benefits of CACFP?

The program will:
• Help pay for the meals you serve to children in your care.
• Teach you how to plan and serve meals that meet child care standards for nutrition.
• Lets parents know that children have nutritious meals at child care.
• Provide you with training that will help you do a good job and run your home-based business or child care center as a professional.

How do I apply for CACFP?

To learn more or enroll in CACFP, contact the Child Care Network
• Linda Scimeca, 518-798-7972 ext 203, cacfp@saccn.org

Listen to what Tom Copeland, an expert in the business of Child Care, has to say about the advantages of joining the food program.

Contact us for information about the Child and Adult Care Food Program

Call 518-798-7972 or toll-free 800-807-3224 or
Send an email to cacfp@saccn.org or complete the form below.