Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2005 - June 30, 2006)

This Notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals or free milk for the period from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP02 CACFP02 SFSP01-2006
Treatment of Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance and National Flood Insurance Program payments in Income Eligibility Determinations for FNS Programs

This memorandum provides guidance to state administrators in making household eligibility determinations in all nutrition assistance programs administered by the Food and Nutrition Service.

Resource | Policy Memos
Implementing Changes to the CACFP in Interim Rule entitled, “Child and Adult Care Food Program: Improving Management and Program Integrity”

This memorandum is intended to provide independent centers with information for their use in implementing the provisions of this interim rule.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP 06-2005
Q&As Regarding Institution Applications from Training on the Second Interim Rule

This memorandum transmits Attachment 1, which compiles questions and answers on institution application requirements raised during our training on the second interim Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) management improvement rule (69 FR 53501, Sept. 1, 2004).

Resource | Policy Memos
Procurement Questions – Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP

Recently, we received a series of procurement questions involving situations that have developed in the CACFP. Since the situations may exist in other Regions, we are sharing the questions and our responses with you.

Resource | Reimbursement Rates
CACFP: National Average Payment Rates, Day Care Home Food Service Payment Rates, and Administrative Reimbursement Rates for Sponsoring Organizations of Day Care Homes (July 1, 2005 - June 30, 2006)

This notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payment rates for meals and supplements served in child care centers, outside-school-hours care centers, at-risk afterschool care centers, and adult day care centers; the food service payment rates for meals and supplements served in day care homes; and the administrative reimbursement rates for sponsoring organizations of day care homes, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP 03-2005
Documenting Reasons for Block Claims by Child Care Centers and Day Care Homes

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide additional guidance regarding the conduct of the unannounced follow up reviews required within 60 days of the submission of a block claim.

Resource | Policy Memos
Transfer of Data Related to the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Food Stamp Program

On September 1, 2004, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) published an interim rule, “Child and Adult Care Food Program; Improving Management and Program Integrity” (69 FR 53502). This memorandum explains a provision in that rule requiring state agencies that administer the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to share information with state agencies that administer the Food Stamp Program (FSP), effective April 1, 2005.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP 02-2005
Collection of Required Enrollment Information by Child Care Centers and Day Care Homes

This memorandum concerns an option we are providing to state agencies to comply with the third requirement, relating to whether the normal hours of care and meals received while in care are included on the annual enrollment form.