Child & Adult Care Food Program

Family Child Care Nutrition

Youth & Family Services has sponsored the Child and Adult Care Food Program since 1984. The CACFP is a program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

The program offers support to family and group family child care providers by reimbursing them for serving healthy meals and snacks, and providing assistance in meal planning, meal preparation, nutrition, and child development.

Reimbursement Rates

Effective July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017

MealTier 1Tier 2
Breakfast$1.31$0.48
Lunch$2.461.49
Snack$0.73$0.20
Supper$2.461.49

Program Benefits

• Financial reimbursement for meals and snacks served to childcare children ages 12 and under.

• Training opportunities and workshops that can help you meet registration/licensing requirements and learn more about nutrition for your own family, as well as network with other providers.

• Access to YFS Nutri-Library where you may check out nutrition books and activities.

• Home visits from staff members who provide program and nutrition information, as well as support.

• Monthly newsletters to keep you updated on program changes, activities, child development tips, recipes, and business-building tips.

No Charge for any of the above services

Useful links to forms and information on the Child & Adult Care Food Program.

Non-Discrimination Statement

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: (1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.