The Early Care & Learning Council, has launched a new project in collaboration with Hunger Solutions New York and the New York State Network for Youth Success, to expand access to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).  ​

EXCELLENCE IN EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION

WITH EQUAL ACCESS FOR ALL FAMILIES

How do I apply for CACFP?

To participate, child care home providers must sign up with a state-approved sponsor. Centers must be licensed, non-profit, or public. Centers may apply for themselves or participate through a sponsor that meets the same requirements.


For further information about CACFP, contact the New York State Department of Health at (518) 402-7400 or select from the County List

​​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. 

 

​​​​Benefits of
​CACFP? 

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provides aid to child and adult care institutions and family or group day care homes for the provision of nutritious foods that contribute to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children, and the health and wellness of older adults and chronically impaired disabled persons.

Child & Adult Care Food program  (CACFP)