Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
What is CACFP?
CACFP is a federal program administered by New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). Providers receive nutrition education and a partial cash reimbursement for nutritious meals they serve.
Additional information is available on the USDA website.
Can I Apply?
You must be a New York State Registered Licensed or Legally Exempt Child Care Provider.
You must provide Child Care in your home.
If you can say “yes” to both requirements, contact us at (518) 561-6310 or with the form below.
Benefits of CACFP
It’s free to join!
Free nutrition education training and resources
Cash reimbursement for up to 3 meals each day
Offers networking opportunities
Assures parents that you provide healthy meals and snacks to their children
You can submit all monthly paperwork online using the KidKare website (although a paper version is available, too!)
Below are forms that providers may need in order to participate in the program. Paper copies are always available at JCEO.