The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) was established for child care centers in 1968 under Section 16 of the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act.
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 adultls and chronically impaired disabled persons.
Through CACFP, more than 3.3 million children and 120,000 adults receive nutritious meals and snacks each day as part of the day care they receive.
See how CACFP can make a difference in the quality of your program! Whether you are a provider in your home, at a day care center, in a afterschool program, or in an empergency shelter, you will find many useful resources for serving nutritious meals and snacks.
The link below will bring you to the CACFP overview
Please use the link below to enroll in the NH CACFP Comprehensive Training 2015
|Application and Ancillary Documents
- ALL PROGRAMS
|Rates for Reimbursement (2013-2014)|
|CACFP Communication and Policy Memos||
2015 Edition of Eligibility Manual for School Meals
|CACFP Password Authorization Form|
|2014 Independent Child Care Center Handbook||Family Day Care Home Monitoring Handbook|
NH Early Childhood Health Assessment Record - (birth through Grade 3)
Below is a link to the USDA feeding infants complete guide
|Review Guide for Child and Adult Care Food Programs||
Team Nutrition resources
Program Specialist II
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