The Planning Council sponsors Child and Adult Care Food Program in Family Daycare Homes in Maryland, DC and parts of Virginia. CACFP is administered by Maryland State Department of Education in Maryland, the Office of the State Superindendent of Education in DC, and by the Virginia Department of Health in Virginia.
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USDA Maryland Training Flyer- October to November 2012
USDA Virginia Training Flyer- August 2012
CACFP Reimbursment Rates Fiscal Year 2012-2013
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The US Department of Agriculture Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is part of the National School Lunch Act, which offers infants, pre-school and school age children healthy meals and snacks. CACFP is significant to improve the quality of daycare and to make it affordable for many low income families. Children age 12 and younger are eligible to receive up to two meals and one snack, each day at a family daycare home.
Qualified licensed or otherwise regulated providers who participate in the program receive:
- Reimbursement for nutritious meals serve to children
- Training in nutrition and childcare, technical assistance
- Information and resources, master menu, helpful hints
More information on CACFP is also available through USDA Food and Nutrition Services
If you are a family daycare provider in Virginia, Maryland or DC, and interested in participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program, contact The Planning Council firstname.lastname@example.org in Virginia or call 1-800-477-3993 or 757-627-3993
email@example.com in Maryland and DC or call 1-800-410-9774 or 410-296-2512
If you would like to become a licensed childcare provider in Virginia, please visit www.dss.state.va.us
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 202250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992. Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339; or (800)845-6136 (Spanish). USDA and The Planning Council is an equal opportunity provider and employer.