Resource | Notice
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, 2002 - June 30, 2003)

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
Afterschool Care Snacks in Emergency Shelters in the Child and Adult Care Food Program(CACFP)

This policy provides older children, who are homeless and consequently automatically eligible for free meals, access to afterschool care snacks, even if the emergency shelter’s program is not located in a school attendance area where at least 50 percent of the enrolled students are eligible for free and reduced price meals.

Resource | Policy Memos
Amendments to the Child Nutrition Infant Meal Pattern

Final rule. Vol. 67, No. 102. The Food and Nutrition Service is issuing final regulations amending the meal pattern for infants less than 12 months of age in the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Policy Memos
Obligations of Child Care Centers and Day Care Homes to Offer Infant Meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

This memorandum clarifies that child care centers and family day care homes participating in CACFP must offer program meals to all eligible children who are enrolled for care in their facilities. This memorandum has been superseded by CACFP 14-2015: Infant Feeding in the CACFP, April 10, 2015.

Resource | Policy Memos
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)—Flexibility in Time Requirements for At-Risk Meal Services

This memorandum provides flexibility to at-risk afterschool care programs that serve both a snack and supper.

Resource | Policy Memos
Use of “stop payments” in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

It has come to our attention that there is still some question regarding the ability of State agencies (SAs) and sponsoring organizations (SOs) to use “stop payments” (suspension of all Program reimbursement to institutions or providers) as a tool to enforce an institution or a provider’s compliance with Program requirements.