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Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1991-0018

Delegation of Responsibility in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This Instruction clarifies those areas in the CACFP regulations where the approval of FNS is required before an action can be initiated. In some cases, the FNS regional office will grant final approval.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1991-0017

Eligibility of Individuals Over 12 Years of Age With Mental or Physical Disabilities in Child Care Facilities Participating in the CACFP

This Instruction provides guidelines for determining the eligibility of individuals over 12 years of age with mental or physical disabilities in child care facilities under the CACFP. Note, individuals above age 18 years with mental or physical disabilities are also eligible for participation in adult day care centers participating in the CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1991-0016

FNS Instruction 781-6 Special Developmental Projects

Section 10 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 permits the Secretary to authorize any state or regional office, where applicable, to reserve up to 1 percent of the funds earned in any fiscal year under both the National School Lunch Act and the CNA for special developmental projects. 

FNS Instruction 781-6
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1991-0015

Special Developmental Projects

Section 10 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (CNA), as amended, permits the Secretary to authorize any state or regional office, where applicable, to reserve up to 1 percent of the funds earned in any fiscal year under both the National School Lunch Act and the CNA for special developmental projects.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1991-0014

Commodity Distribution Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

Section 17(h)(1)(D) of the National School Lunch Act and program regulations require that commodities be made available to all institutions expressing a preference for them unless the appropriate Food and Nutrition Service regional office approves the state agency's request for a complete cashout of commodities.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1991-0013

WIC Appointments and Waiting Lists

A number of questions have been raised to this office concerning inordinate delays in scheduling appointments at local WIC agencies, and how to set up waiting lists for appointments when the local agency's resource limitations make it necessary to do so.

WIC 1992-1
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1991-0012

Provider Claim Documentation and Reconciliation

This Instruction establishes CACFP policy governing the monthly reconciliation of claims submitted by family day care home providers to sponsoring organizations.

 

FNS INSTRUCTION 786-5 REV. 1
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1991-0011

Approval of Child Care Institutions for the Summer Food Service Program

The purpose of this Instruction is to clarify issues which have been raised in the past concerning the approval of child care institutions as sponsors for the Summer Food Service Program.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1991-0010

Temporary Emergency Residential Care in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This Instruction establishes policy for temporary emergency residential care in family day care homes under the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1991-0009

Staff Child Ratios For Centers In CACFP Child Care Standards

This Instruction clarifies two issues concerning the staff-child ratios established for child care centers and outside-school-hours care centers in the CACFP regulations (226.6(d)(2)): (1) Are staff-child ratios based on actual attendance or on enrollment; and (2) When children from various age groups are in attendance, how is the necessary minimum number of staff members determined?