What is the Child and Adult Care Food Program?
~The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program designed to improve the diet of children 12 years of age and younger that are enrolled in a licensed or registered Day Care
Homes. This program was created by Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) and The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Not sure if the CACFP is for you? Here are some question frequently asked?
How Can I Participate?
~If you are a registered or licensed Day Care Home, you are eligible to receive reimbursement for the food that you serve to children enrolled in your home during the hours that they
are in your care.
~You must keep accurate daily attendance records and a record of your monthly menus. Mail them to T&T Tutor World, Inc. postmarked no later that the 2nd of the month, or you can opt to
maintain and submit your records online using Minute Menu.
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How Much Money Can I receive?
~The amount of reimbursement depends on the number of children in attendance as well as the number of meals and snacks that you serve while they are in your care. The USDA sets the amount per
~ We operate on a two-tier reimbursement system (click here to view current rates).
Since this changes annually, it will be explained when you contact us.
How Can I Benefit By Participating in the CACFP?
~Nutrition education training is made available so you can promote proper nutrition for growing children.
~Attend our accredited workshops free of charge, to learn about updated nutrition information. You may also obtain licensing required training credit hours by attending our annual
~INCREASED INCOME!!! This will help you serve nutritious meals that are adequate in quality and quantity. With the CACFP, after food and day care costs, your profit will be more noticable that
it was previously.
~You will be provided with sample menus, as well as other materials, to help you get on, and stay on the right path to following USDA guidelines, so you can receive as much reimbursement as
~Receive bi-monthly newsletters with helpful recipes and menu ideas, as well as any changes in procedures that you need to know.
How Can The Parents Benefit?
~Parents will have the piece of mind knowing that their children are being offered adequate portions of balanced snacks and meals, at no additional charge.
What About The Children, How Can They Benefit?
~Children can benefit more than anyone else! Developing healthy eating habits as a child will follow them into adulthood. They will have healthier teeth and bones. It will also help them maintain
a healthy weight and better immune system. In the end, children will have less trips to the doctor.