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Afterschool Snacks in NSLP and the At-Risk Component of the CACFP, Questions and Answers, Edition 3

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DATE: Dec. 1, 1999
SUBJECT: Afterschool Snacks in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the At-Risk Component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Questions and Answers, Edition 3
TO: Regional Director
Special Nutrition Programs
All Regions

On Jan. 14, 1999, we issued a policy memorandum titled “Reimbursement for Snacks in After School Care Programs (SP 99-4); (CACFP 99-4).” After issuing this policy memo, we received a number of questions regarding the implementation of this new meal service. In an effort to respond to those questions, we provided you with questions and answers on Feb. 17, 1999, and again on April 9, 1999. Attached is a third set of questions and answers, “Afterschool Snacks, Questions and Answers, Edition 3, 11/99.”

Most of the questions and answers from the February 17 and April 9, 1999, versions are restated, without change. Several obsolete questions were removed and several questions required minor clarifications to reflect current operating policies. We have also added a new section (I), Residential Child Care Institutions. To facilitate your review, we have identified any changed February or April question by placing an asterisk before the question number. All new questions in section (I) also have an asterisk preceding the question to denote that these are new questions.

Child Nutrition Division


  • Questions and Answers
    • Eligible Programs
    • Area Eligibility for Reimbursement Purposes
    • Applications/Agreements
    • Reimbursement
    • Eligible Children
    • Meal Service Requirements
    • Reporting
    • Monitoring
    • Residential Child Care Institutions
Page updated: March 16, 2023

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.