What is CACFP?

Catholic Charities administers The Child and Adult Care Food Program, a federal program, which supports children in daycare.  The program is available to Delaware-licensed residential daycare providers.

The program provides reimbursement to licensed family childcare providers for meals and snacks they provide which meet nutritional quality standards.  Claims for reimbursement are reviewed monthly for accuracy and menu meal patterns.  Field staff monitors participating childcare providers at least three times each year for compliance with federal and state regulations.

Good nutrition and healthy habits

Children in the program learn good eating habits that will improve their quality of life.  Parents are confident that their children are eating high quality meals.  Daycare providers receive valuable nutrition education and help in encouraging positive eating habits.

Because of the Child and Adult Care Food Program, federal tax dollars are returned to the daycare provider’s state, and are invested in health of the community’s children.

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