Child Day Care
nutritious meals and snacks to
infants and children as a
regular part of their day care.
A variety of public or private
nonprofit child care centers,
Head Start programs, outside-school-hours care
and other institutions which are
licensed or approved to provide
day care services participate in CACFP.
For-profit centers that
serve lower income children may also be eligible.
CACFP reimburses centers at free, reduced-price,
or paid rates for eligible meals
and snacks served to enrolled children,
targeting benefits to those
children most in need.