• Your child care provider may ask you to complete certain forms required by CACFP. All information about your child is kept confidential.
  • Special arrangements can be made for meals and snacks at child care for children with special nutrition needs.
  • Your caregiver plans  menus for healthy meals and snacks that are approved by a CACFP specialist following the guidelines of the US Department of Agriculture.
  • Meals and snacks are monitored by a CACFP specialist through paperwork and on-site program visits.
  • If you'd like to speak with your local CACFP specialist, click here.

Healthy meals are crucial for positive childhood development and your provider can receive aid and educational support to ensure your child is getting a healthy meal.

CACFP is one of the key building blocks for good nutrition and quality child care, while exposing your child to a variety of healthy foods.

CACFP for Parents

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